Ball Janik LLP Attorneys Stephen Janik and James McDermott Recognized in Chambers USA 2018

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Ball Janik LLP’s Portland, Oregon office and two of its partners were recognized in Chambers USA 2018 in the areas of Real Estate, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use, and Litigation: General Commercial.

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Ball Janik LLP’s Portland office has been ranked in Chambers USA 2018 in the areas of Real Estate and Litigation: General Commercial in Oregon. Two of the firm’s partners were recognized as leaders in their field in Oregon in the areas of Real Estate; Real Estate: Land Use/Zoning; and Litigation: General Commercial.

Chambers & Partners, publisher of Chambers USA 2018, publishes directories of leading lawyers and law firms around the world.

Stephen Janik

Co-founder Steve Janik was ranked in Real Estate, Band 1 and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use, Band 1. Chambers notes that Janik “possesses an exceptional reputation for handling a plethora of complex real estate transactions for both public and private clients. He is also noted for his distinguished reputation in the field of land use and zoning. Sources praise him as ‘extremely intelligent’ and note that he ‘does great work for his clients.’” Janik’s extensive real estate practice includes advising on financing and land use issues related to big-ticket residential and commercial developments.

James McDermott

Jim McDermott, head of the firm’s litigation and insurance recovery practices, was ranked by Chambers in Litigation: General Commercial, Band 2. Chambers notes that McDermott is “recognized by commentators for his ‘excellent expertise in the insurance field.’ He is well versed in business, securities and construction disputes, with a client roster that includes internationally known pharmaceutical companies.” McDermott’s areas of litigation expertise include construction, securities and insurance liability.

About Ball Janik LLP

Ball Janik LLP is a Pacific Northwest law firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with an office in Orlando, Florida. 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 & World Report and 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.

About Chambers USA

The Chambers Guides have been ranking law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions. Based in their London office, over 170 full-time researchers conduct in-depth telephone interviews with lawyers and clients around the world.

The Chambers selection process consists of exhaustive interviews with clients, in-house law departments, and attorneys in private practice to receive feedback on firms and their individual attorneys. Lawyers are ranked according to their technical ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, and diligence.

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