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HLGR Wins Victory on Behalf of City of Eugene in EmX Matter

As reported in the Register Guard, Judge Rasmussen of the Lane County Circuit Court granted a motion filed by HLGR shareholder Bob Steringer on behalf of the City of Eugene to dismiss a declaratory judgment action asserting that the Eugene City Charter...

HLGR’s Appellate Team Wins Reversal for Clackamas County

On June 15, 2011, the Oregon Court of Appeals reversed the trial court and agreed with HLGR’s appellate team that Clackamas County was not required to continue providing the same level of retiree health care benefits after the fund established...

HLGR named a Go-To Law Firm® for Litigation in 2011

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick, P.C. is proud to be named a Go-To Law Firm® for litigation in 2011. To determine the Go-To Law Firms®, American Lawyer Media (ALM) collects data from surveys sent to the in-house law departments at each...

Supreme Court Affirms Employer Liability Under “Cat’s Paw” Theory

Supreme Court Affirms Employer Liability Under “Cat’s Paw” Theory In Staub v. Proctor Hospital, 562 U.S.___ (2011) LW 691244, Case No. 09-400 (March 1, 2011), the United States Supreme Court affirmed employer liability under the “Cat’s Paw” theory,1 which attributes...

Arden Olson to be on Panel Discussion About Protection of Confidential Client Information

HLGR Shareholder Arden Olson will be one of the faculty members for an upcoming ALI-ABA Seminar entitled “Confidential Client Information: When Are Secrets Not Secret?” which will be broadcast live as a telephone seminar and audio webcast on Thursday, April...

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick Supports Program for Enhancing Student Education

Harrang Long recently received this thank you letter from the principal of an area elementary school for funding that the school received as a result of HLGR’s support of the Newspaper in Education program: “I would like to thank Harrang...

New Washington Business and Occupation Tax

NEW WASHINGTON BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX: MANY BUSINESSES OUTSIDE WASHINGTON MAY OWE NEW TAX Effective June 1, 2010, the State of Washington has changed its Business and Occupation tax (“B&O”) (Section 105, Chapter 23, Laws of 2010, 1st Special Session)....

HLGR ranked among “Best Law Firms” in Four Areas

We are proud to announce that, in a joint survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers of America©, published in September 2010, HLGR received a first tier ranking as a Best Law Firm in the specialty areas...

Gary and Marmaduke Honored by the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society

Bill Gary and Susan Marmaduke have been named by the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society as among the most distinguished trial lawyers in Oregon. Each year the Society honors a group of people who have contributed to the...

Oregon Supreme Court Affirms Vacating of $100 Million Punitive Damages Award in Philip Morris USA Case

On June 24, 2010, the Oregon Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the Oregon Court of Appeals in setting aside a $100 million punitive damages award imposed against Philip Morris USA. At the time of the original verdict, it was the largest...

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