James P. Harrang founded the firm in 1957 (then known as Johnson, Johnson & Harrang) and served as Chairman of the Board up until his retirement in 2007. Jim specialized in business law and estate and trust planning, and he helped the firm grow to a general practice offering complete litigation, business, and government law services to its clients.
Stanton F. Long, a former Oregon Deputy Attorney General, joined the firm in 1968 and was a partner and then a shareholder in the firm from 1972 until his retirement at the end of 2009, except for 1988-1994 when he served as President of Oregon’s SAIF Corporation. Stan combined his substantial background in finance and insurance with his skills as a commercial litigator in providing legal services to business clients throughout the country.
William F. Gary, former Solicitor General and Deputy Attorney General for Oregon, served as President of the firm from 1990 to 2008 and currently is Chair of the firm’s Board of Directors. He specializes in trial and appellate law and has appeared in more than 1,400 appeals. Bill has argued more than 200 cases in the Oregon Court of Appeals, the Oregon Supreme Court, federal courts of appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America©.
Sharon A. Rudnick began her practice with the firm in 1983. Her practice focuses on litigation and appellate law. Sharon became the first named woman shareholder in the firm’s history when the firm was reorganized in 1994 as Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. Sharon is rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America©.