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Frank Moscato named Portland, Oregon Lawyer of the Year for 2011 in Professional Malpractice Law by Best Lawyers®

Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Frank A. Moscato as the “Portland, Oregon Best Lawyers Professional Malpractice Lawyer of the Year for 2011.” The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year”...

2010 Small Business Jobs Act for Closely Held Businesses

2010 SMALL BUSINESS JOBS ACT FOR CLOSELY HELD BUSINESSES The recently enacted Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 is a mixed-bag, but there are likely to be some changes which impact you now. The act was signed into law on...

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...

HLGR Labor & Employment Law team to attend National Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA) Conference and Tradeshow

Attorneys from Harrang Long’s Labor & Employment Group will have an exhibition booth at the National Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA) Conference and Tradeshow on September 29 and 30 at Sun River Resort, Sunriver, Oregon, Make sure you stop by...

Sharon Rudnick, Mark Amberg and Kate Watkinson to Lead Panel Discussion at a Conference of the Oregon Chapter of the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA)

On October 8, 2010 from 10:30 am – 11:45 am, Sharon Rudnick, Mark Amberg and Kate Watkinson will lead a panel presentation and discussion of recent labor- and employment-related decisions of the Oregon and United States Supreme Court.  The PRIMA...

Public Records Law / Trade Secrets

Public Records Law/ Trade Secrets Working with government agencies can be a lot like selling your parrot to the town gossip. Once you’ve shared a trade secret with the government, you can’t be sure who will end up hearing about...

Randy Duncan on Panel of Experts at Business Succession Planning Summit

On Wednesday, September 22nd, from 7:30am – 9:00am, Randy Duncan will serve on a panel of experts that will discuss why succession planning is important to your business and how to utilize succession planning to create new opportunities. The Summit...

The Best Lawyers in America© 2011

HLGR is pleased to announce that Bill Gary, Susan Marmaduke, Jim Mountain, Sharon Rudnick, Jens Schmidt and Frank Moscato have been named in several categories in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Bill Gary: Administrative Law, Appellate Law, Commercial...

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...

The Capitol Mall Dispatch

Volume 1, Second Quarter, 2010 ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND EMPLOYEE WORKPLACE PRIVACY RIGHTS Employees’ personal use of on-line social networking, text messaging and email is a fact of life in many workplaces. Two recent cases illustrate the importance of having policies...