Schwabe News Archive
- Recover Seattle Top Takeaways: Building a More Inclusive EconomySeptember 10, 2020
- 45 Schwabe Attorneys Make the List of Best Lawyers in America© for 2021August 20, 2020
This year, 45 attorneys from Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt have been named to the Best Lawyers list.
- Lawsuit claims kindergarten student was target of racially motivated attacks by white classmates, school failed to respondKGWAugust 20, 2020
Schwabe's Brenna Legaard filed federal lawsuit against North Clackamas School District on behalf of Happy Valley family after racially motivated attacks by white classmates.
- Attorney Gary Bruce Joins Schwabe’s Bend Office, Bolstering the Firm’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry GroupAugust 13, 2020
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt P.C. is excited to announce that Gary Bruce is joining the firm’s Bend office, adding considerable healthcare experience to Schwabe’s deep bench in the industry.
- With Rent Due, It's 'Déjá Vu All Over Again' for Tenants and LandlordsAugust 5, 2020
Schwabe's Aaron Laing provides commentary on rental assistance and what he's hearing from clients.
- Bert Ray and Matt Singer named to 2020 Alaska Super LawyersAugust 3, 2020
Schwabe’s Bert Ray and Matt Singer have been named to the 2020 Alaska Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
- 12 Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Attorneys Named to 2020 Washington Super LawyersJuly 16, 2020
This year, 12 attorneys from Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt have been named to the Washington Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
- Oregon Lawmakers Green-light Aid To Unemployed Workers, Black-owned BusinessesOregon Public BroadcastingJuly 14, 2020
An analysis submitted by Schwabe suggest the fund might survive a challenge.
- Lawmakers Spar Over Creation of a $62 Million Relief Fund for Black OregoniansWillamette WeekJuly 14, 2020
Oregon House Speaker references Schwabe legal opinion.
- Oregon Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Eugene Resident's Fight for Nonbinary Gender MarkerAmerican Civil Liberties Union of OregonJuly 10, 2020
- Justices Won't Hear Enviros' Challenge To Navajo Coal PlantLaw360July 9, 2020
Sara Kobak, Aukjen Ingraham, Brien Flanagan, and Sarah Roubidoux Lawson successfully represented Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) as the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up a yearslong battle by environmental groups challenging the federal government's decision to grant lease extensions to a New Mexico power plant and nearby coal mine partly owned by the Navajo Nation.
- Schwabe Strengthens Natural Resources and Alaska Native Presence with Key Hires in Anchorage Office Expansion July 8, 2020
We are pleased to announce the expansion of the firm’s Anchorage, Alaska office by welcoming six experienced attorneys.
- Salary for Signatures Argued in Oil Tax Initiative LawsuitAlaska Journal of CommerceJuly 8, 2020
Matt Singer represented a half-dozen industry groups led by the Resource Development Council for Alaska.
- 19 Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Attorneys Named to 2020 Oregon Super LawyersJuly 6, 2020
This year, 19 attorneys from Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt have been named to the Oregon Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
- Six Oregon Organizations File Amicus Curiae Briefs to Oregon Supreme Court Regarding Convictions Based on Nonunanimous Jury InstructionsCriminal Justice Reform Clinic at the Law School of Lewis & ClarkJune 30, 2020
- Learn With Schwabe: Juneteenth Education Forum with Jamila JohnsonJune 19, 2020
To bring our firm together in a space to foster open communication around important issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, we invited Schwabe alumna Jamila Johnson of the Promise of Justice Iniatitive to lead a Juneteenth Education Forum with our firm.
- With Rent Due, Tenants, Landlords Turn to Bellevue-based Bartering PlatformPuget Sound Business JournalJune 2, 2020
Schwabe's Aaron Laing shares insights on the future of the Seattle area rental market.
- A Venerable Oregon Food Industry Company Set to Change HandsPortland Business JournalMay 29, 2020
Schwabe's client Oregon company Henningsen Cold Storage Co. set to trade hands in a deal organized by Schwabe's Tom Tongue and team.
- Business Journal Names Outstanding Voices HonoreesPuget Sound Business JournalMay 6, 2020
Schwabe Diversity Chair and Attorney Joe Straus Honored in PSBJ's 2020 Business of Pride Edition.
- Schwabe Honored by 2020 Chambers USASeven practice areas and 16 attorneys singled out for excellence.April 30, 2020
In Chambers USA’s 2020 rankings, Schwabe is identified as an industry leader in seven practice areas. Schwabe’s Intellectual Property practice received Chambers’ highest ranking for the fifth year in a row, and Schwabe was honored with a new ranking in Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation.
- Schwabe’s Lisa Schaures on Business Models and DiversityThe Mid-Market Report Powered By Law.comApril 29, 2020
- Dave Hailey Strengthens Schwabe’s Real Estate and Construction Industry Group FocusCreative dealmaker adds depth to group’s industry-focused practiceApril 17, 2020
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is excited to announce that Dave Hailey has joined the firm, further strengthening Schwabe’s commercial real estate and development practice.
- Celebrating Women: Beyond Legal AdviceSharing what we wish we knew for Women’s History Month, Vol. 3April 6, 2020
To wrap up Women's History Month, this edition features women of Schwabe and our community sharing a little advice to other women—and their younger selves.
- What Happens When the Rent is Due? Puget Sound Business JournalApril 3, 2020
Commercial leases already are being redone with short-term rent abatements amortized over the remainder of the contract, or permanently reducing rents, said attorney Aaron Laing, a shareholder at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt in Seattle.
- The National Observer: Wednesday, April 1, 2020National ObserverApril 1, 2020
"What I'm hearing pretty consistently from landlords and tenants is that everybody understands that we're in this together," said Aaron Laing, a real estate attorney and shareholder at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt in Seattle.
- Rent is Due Tomorrow, and It's Not Going to be PrettyPuget Sound Business JournalMarch 31, 2020
Schwabe's Aaron Laing talks about the impacts of COVID-19 on Seattle's rental market.
- What Will the Local Real Estate Industry Look Like After the Pandemic?Daily Journal of CommerceMarch 26, 2020
- 61-year-old Chase's Pancake Corral Serves Up Comfort During COVID-19 Outbreak, One Flapjack at a TimePuget Sound Business JournalMarch 25, 2020
61-year-old Chase's Pancake Corral Serves Up Comfort During COVID-19 Outbreak, One Flapjack at a Time
- Celebrating Women: Beyond Legal AdviceSharing what we wish we knew for Women’s History Month, Vol. 2March 23, 2020
In continued celebration of Women's History Month, this edition features women of Schwabe and our community sharing a little advice to other women—and their younger selves.
- Celebrating Women: Beyond Legal AdviceSharing what we wish we knew for 2020 Women’s History MonthMarch 10, 2020
In celebration of 2020 Women's History Month, this series features women of Schwabe sharing a little advice to other women—and their younger selves.
- ICTSI Oregon, Inc.'s President and CEO Elvis Ganda Issues Statement Following March 5, 2020 Opinion and Order Addressing the ILWU's Post-Verdict MotionsMarch 5, 2020
ICTSI Oregon, Inc.’s President and CEO Elvis Ganda issued the following statement after the court issued its March 5, 2020 Opinion and Order addressing the ILWU’s post-verdict motions:
- On Leadership: “I’m Extremely Comfortable with Change,” Says Graciela Gomez Cowger, CEO of Schwabe, Williamson & WyattThomson ReutersMarch 4, 2020
In this installment, Rose speaks with Graciela Gomez Cowger, CEO of Schwabe, Williamson, & Wyatt, about being an agent of change, her firm’s approach to client service, and being close to clients.
- Schwabe Strengthens Industry Focus with Promotion of Six Attorneys to ShareholderFebruary 28, 2020
Jamee Asher, Jean Back, Eric Blank, Ryan Dumm, Maria Schmidlkofer, and Garrett Stephenson have been named shareholders at Schwabe
- Schwabe About Town: Schwabe Attorneys Attend Seattle’s State of Downtown ConferenceFebruary 25, 2020
Schwabe attends Downtown Seattle Association's State of Downtown event
- Amy Cornelius Featured in Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)CREW PortlandFebruary 21, 2020
Amy makes CREW member spotlight for Women in Commercial Real Estate.
- 8 Questions About the CATBusiness TribuneFebruary 6, 2020
Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt attorney Dan Eller assists clients with tax and business law issues in both transactions and controversies. The Business Tribune asked him how he sees the coming Corporate Activity Tax (CAT).
- Connie Sue Martin AGC of Washington Associate of the Year 2019Daily Journal of CommerceJanuary 27, 2020
Connie Sue Martin is the chair of the AGC Environmental Committee and is being recognized for her outstanding leadership in the negotiation, passage and the implementation of the state's Expedited Voluntary Cleanup Bill.
- From Oregon to Washington, Associate to Rookie, Schwabe Attorneys Lauded at Annual MeetingsJanuary 24, 2020
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. attorneys were big winners at the Associated General Contractors (AGC) 2020 Annual Dinners in both Washington and Oregon on January 24th. Connie Sue Martin was the recipient of the Associate of the Year Award 2019 from AGC of Washington, and Paige Spratt received the Rookie of the Year Award 2019 from AGC Oregon – Columbia Chapter.
- Brendan Crowley Bolsters Schwabe’s Real Estate and Construction Industry Group FocusKey new team member adds depth to group’s industry-focused practiceJanuary 21, 2020
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is excited to announce that Brendan Crowley is joining the firm, adding considerable experience in real estate law to Schwabe’s deep bench in the industry.
- Attorney Explains Pitfalls of Farm Succession PlanningCapital PressJanuary 15, 2020
As Oregon farmers and ranchers get older, the need for estate planning is growing more urgent to ensure working lands remain in operation.
- Recover Seattle Top Takeaways: Public Health and the EconomyJanuary 6, 2020
- 9th Circuit Won't Rethink Enviros' Suit Over Navajo Coal PlantLaw360December 16, 2019
The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday rejected green groups' bid to revive their challenge to the U.S. Department of the Interior's approval for the continued operation of a coal-fired plant on Navajo land, leaving in place a panel's ruling that the tribe's sovereign immunity blocked the suit.
- Seattle’s Real Estate Market Is Booming, but That Growth Poses Major Challenges for the CitySeattle BusinessDecember 13, 2019
Seattle’s real estate market is experiencing unprecedented growth driven by an explosive tech sector, but the city also is facing significant challenges due to the fallout from that growth.
- Four Steps to Financial HealthCapital PressDecember 12, 2019
Believing in the future of agriculture, Lauren Lucht assumed the responsibilities of Northwest Transplants from her parents. As the operating CEO, Lucht said the Molalla-based company grows a total of about 90 million vegetable, herb and flower seedlings on contract for growers throughout the Northwest.
- How a Feud Over Two Jobs Tipped the West Coast Longshore Union Toward BankruptcyLos Angeles TimesNovember 29, 2019
The ILWU staged slowdowns at the Port of Portland and flouted federal court orders. The resulting chaos caused international shipping lines to abandon Portland, ending Oregon-based cargo service for exporters as far inland as Idaho’s Snake River.