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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...

Government Group Newsletter: The Capitol Mall Dispatch

Volume 1, First Quarter, 2010 LEGISLATURE CONVENES The Legislative Assembly convened February 1, 2010. Here are summaries of a few significant bills. Significant Legislation A-Engrossed HB 3706: Insurance,Loans Lenders currently are exempt from certain private lawsuits and from enforcement actions...

2009 Oregon Employment Legislation Update

EMPLOYMENT ALERT 2009 OREGON EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION UPDATE At HARRANG LONG, our Labor and Employment Practice Group makes a point of identifying new legislation that may impact our clients and their businesses. The 2009 Oregon Legislature enacted many new labor and employment laws...

2009 Federal Employment Legislation Update

EMPLOYMENT ALERT 2009 FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION UPDATE At HARRANG LONG, our Labor and Employment Practice Group makes a point of identifying new legislation that may affect our clients and their businesses. This alert describes selected changes in federal labor and employment laws...

John Witherspoon named “Rising Star”

John Witherspoon was named a “Rising Star” in the winter issue of Washington Law & Politics. Washington Law and Politicspolls “Washington Super Lawyers” to identify the top up-and-coming lawyers in the state. The program honors those who are 40 years old or younger...

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.

New Health Security Breach Notification Rules

NEW HEALTH SECURITY BREACH NOTIFICATION RULES Interim final rules implementing security breach notification requirements for personal health data released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) create new compliance obligations. The new HHS rule became effective on September...

Dave Frohnmayer Joins Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C.

Dave Frohnmayer, former University of Oregon President, joined Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. as “of counsel” on September 15, 2009. At Harrang Long, Frohnmayer reunites with several colleagues from his three terms as Oregon Attorney General. His prior public service...

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...