Adele Ridenour Appointed to Oregon Women Lawyers Board of Directors

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Ball Janik LLP is pleased to announce that partner Adele Ridenour has been appointed to the Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) board of directors.

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Adele J. Ridenour

Ball Janik LLP is pleased to announce that Adele Ridenour, a partner in the firm’s Portland office, has been appointed to the Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) board of directors. OWLS’ Mission Statement is “To transform the practice of law and ensure justice and equality by advancing women and minorities in the legal profession.” Adele is a regular participant in the organization’s annual fashion show benefiting Dress for Success Oregon, a very successful and fun event. Dress for Success Oregon is a nonprofit that strives to “empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.” Ball Janik LLP's Executive Director Heather Oden said, "I am proud of Adele’s appointment to the Board of Directors of Oregon Women Lawyers. This is a wonderful honor and will give Adele an opportunity to contribute even more to the advancement and fair treatment of all people in the legal field."

Adele Ridenour is a litigator whose practice focuses on construction law, insurance recovery, and commercial litigation. Ms. Ridenour was selected as one of the “Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyers” in 2014 and 2015 by the American Society of Legal Advocates. She was recognized by her peers as an Oregon Super Lawyer from 2013-2015 in the area of Construction Litigation. Ms. Ridenour has developed significant experience litigating construction defect cases involving complex commercial projects, condominiums, warehouses and hotels. She has also successfully represented various property owners and homeowners’ associations in insurance recovery actions, including second-chairing a 2010 insurance coverage action which resulted in a $1.87 million verdict in favor of a condominium homeowners association.

About Ball Janik LLP

Ball Janik LLP is a Pacific Northwest law firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with offices in Orlando, Florida and Salt Lake City, Utah. For over thirty years, Ball Janik LLP has been providing outstanding legal services in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor rights, commercial litigation, construction and design, construction litigation, employment, real estate and land use, insurance recovery for policyholders, and securities litigation.

Ball Janik LLP represents large and small businesses; state, municipal and local governments; associations; schools and universities; and individuals. Ball Janik LLP provides clients an aggressive, skilled, team approach to solve problems and achieve results. Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America®, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success and integrity have repeatedly made it one of Oregon’s “Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s survey results of CEOs throughout the region.

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