Firm News

Gary, Marmaduke and Moscato honored by the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society

Bill Gary, Susan Marmaduke and Frank Moscato 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...

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...

Bob Steringer Speaks to OPB regarding “Open Courts” and Its Application to the Boy Scouts of America Case

HLGR shareholder Bob Steringer was quoted in a news story that ran June 14, 2010, on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s local report during NPR’s Morning Edition. Bob spoke on the “open courts” provision of the Oregon Constitution and its application to...

Shareholder Disputes: A Statutory Escape Route

In this month’s Oregon State Bar Bulletin, Susan Marmaduke discusses a fairly new Oregon statute that provides for a court-ordered “divorce” for warring shareholders, allowing both sides to move on toward a more productive future. Click on the following link to...

Easy Access to Records Poses Hard Questions

The Chair of the firm’s Government Law Department, Pete Shepherd, recently contributed an opinion piece about possible improvements to Oregon’s Public Records and Public Meetings Laws.

Suit Filed Against Life Insurance Company on Behalf of Widow

Long-time HLGR shareholder Bill Gary represents a Eugene widow who is suing her late husband’s insurer for denying benefits following his fatal household accident on the grounds of the policy’s intoxication exclusion. Click here to read the story by The Register-Guard.

Government Law Department Publishes First Edition of The Capitol Mall Dispatch

Our quarterly newsletter will cover developments in the law that will be of interest to attorneys representing clients with matters involving state and local governments, to businesses subject to government regulation, to lawyers representing governments, and to policy-makers. We welcome your suggestions...

Dave and Lynn Frohnmayer Honored for Years of Service

Dave Frohnmayer, Of Counsel, with Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C., has recently received multiple awards for his service to the community and the state of Oregon. Dave was honored at the 2009 Governors’ Gold Awards Dinner as a Governors’ Gold Award recipient....

Five HLGR Attorneys Named in 2009 Super Lawyers List

We are proud to announce that Bill Gary, Susan Marmaduke, Frank Moscato, Jim Mountain, and Arden Olson have been selected as Super Lawyers in Oregon Super Lawyers magazine. The Super Lawyers selection is based on a statewide nomination process, review of resumes and peer evaluation by practice area.

Article Published by Pete Shepherd in Oregon Law Review

The framers of Oregon’s constitution decided that our judges would be elected in direct popular elections. One hundred fifty-two years and many failed attempts to reverse that decision later, we’re still electing them. Why did the framers choose to elect...

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