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Seven Harrang Long Gary Rudnick Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers® in America List

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. is pleased to announce that seven lawyers have been named to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession,...

Oregon Court of Appeals Affirms Right to Shareholder Buy-Out

Litigation over disputes among shareholders in closely held corporations can be lengthy, expensive, and stressful.  It is hard on the company’s shareholders, employees, creditors, and the economy.  The Oregon legislature created a statutory “escape route” in ORS 60.952.  In certain...

Susan Marmaduke has been selected to the “Oregon Top 50”

We are pleased to announce that Susan Marmaduke has been selected to the “Oregon Top 50” by Oregon Super Lawyers for 2016. This marks Susan’s second appearance on this list and 10th year as a Super Lawyer. Susan has been...

2016 Super Lawyers Honors Eight Harrang Long Gary Rudnick Attorneys

Eight Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. (HLGR) attorneys in have been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers are selected through a process that identifies outstanding lawyers in dozens of practice areas. Factors considered in...

New Minimum Wage Laws Go Into Effect July 1, 2016

Don’t forget: The new minimum wage laws go into effect TOMORROW, July 1, 2016. Portland Metropolitan area/all areas within the Urban Growth Boundary: $9.75/hour Other urban/suburban regions: $9.75/hour (Benton, Clatsop, Columbia, Deschutes, Hood River, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion,...

Sharon Rudnick Quoted on Succession Planning

Sharon A. Rudnick was quoted in the June 2016 edition of the Oregon State Bar Bulletin’s article “Reality and Retirement: The Legal Profession Must Deal with the Challenges of an Aging Workforce,” by Cliff Collins. In the article, Sharon discusses...

Nathan R. Morales Joins HLGR’s Portland Office

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. (HLGR) is pleased to announce that Nathan Morales has joined the firm as an associate attorney in our Portland office. Nathan will practice in the areas of appellate law, regulatory law and civil litigation practices; he is...

Oregon Supreme Court Upholds Right-of-Way Fees on Broadband Internet Services

On May 26, 2016, the Oregon Supreme Court affirmed the right of the City of Eugene to charge a license fee for using the City’s public rights-of-way to provide broadband internet services. City of Eugene v. Comcast of Oregon II, Inc., 359...

The Department of Labor Issued Revised Overtime Regulations

Today the Department of Labor issued its long-awaited revised overtime regulations. The press release states:   Key Provisions of the Final Rule The Final Rule focuses primarily on updating the salary and compensation levels needed for Executive, Administrative and Professional...

The City of Portland’s “Ban-the-Box” Plus Legislation

Beginning January 1, 2016, Oregon’s “Ban-the-Box” legislation prohibited Oregon employers from asking about criminal history prior to conducting an interview, or absent an interview, prior to making a job offer (unless one of the statutory exceptions applies). Effective July 1,...

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