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45 Schwabe Attorneys Make the List of Best Lawyers in America© for 2021

August 20, 2020


PORTLAND, Ore. – Aug. 20, 2020 – Today, Pacific Northwest regional law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt P.C. announced that 45 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America list.

Additionally, David W. Axelrod was named as Portland’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Intellectual Property Litigation. Carmen M. Calzacorta was named as Portland’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Securities Regulation. Lastly, Scott D. Eads was named as Portland’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Patent Law. These awards go to a single lawyer in a particular practice area in each market covered by the guide.

Schwabe attorneys recognized on the 2021 Best Lawyers in America list represent clients across the firm’s six core industry groups, including:

  • 13 attorneys in its Real Estate & Construction industry group
  • 15 attorneys in its Manufacturing, Distribution & Retail industry group
  • 12 attorneys in its Natural Resources industry group
  • 12 attorneys in its Technology industry group
  • 12 attorneys in its Healthcare and Life Sciences industry group
  • 6 attorneys in its Transportation, Ports & Maritime industry group

Recognized attorneys include:

Anchorage, Alaska

Bend, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

  • Walter W. Miller, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Portland, Oregon

Seattle, Washington

  • William F. Abrams, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Technology Law
  • Jennifer Campbell, Commercial Litigation
  • Connie Sue M. Martin, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental, Native American Law, Natural Resources Law
  • Lawrence R. Ream, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Lisa E. Schaures, Tax Law

Vancouver, Washington

In addition, 13 attorneys are recognized on the 2021 Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list.

Anchorage, Alaska

Bend, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Seattle, Washington

About Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a law firm that offers a new type of client experience based ‎on a ‎deep industry focus. We provide a wide range of legal services to our clients through ‎‎‎comprehensive, ‎proactive, and industry-focused advice to help them achieve their goals. We ‎‎focus on six industry ‎groups: Healthcare and Life Sciences; Technology; Transportation, Ports, and Maritime; Real ‎‎Estate and ‎Construction; Natural Resources; and Manufacturing, Distribution, and Retail. With ‎more ‎‎than ‎‎180 attorneys, Schwabe is one of the largest Pacific Northwest ‎regional law firms, ‎with ‎offices in Portland, Eugene, Bend, and Salem, Oregon; Seattle and Vancouver, Washington; Mountain View, California; and Anchorage, Alaska.

About Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. For almost 40 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe.


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