April 25, 2019

Foster Pepper Named Among Top Firms in Chambers USA, including Nationwide Ranking in New Focus Area

Chambers recognizes four practices and nine attorneys with individual rankings in Washington state and one attorney with nationwide ranking

Foster Pepper is proud to announce it has once again been recognized as a top law firm in the United States by Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA. The firm received four practice rankings and nine individual attorney rankings in Washington state.

The rankings also include a new nationwide ranking for V. Rafael Stone in the new “Investment Funds: Investor Representation” category (Band 2). Chambers commented that Stone is “noted among peers for his representation of state pension plans."

Chambers USA rankings are the result of extensive survey and interviews of in-house counsel and leading law firm partners.

The following Foster Pepper practices were recognized in the Chambers USA publication:

Foster Pepper attorneys received the following individual rankings in Washington state:
  • William Abrams, Intellectual Property (Band 3) described by a client as “always really responsive and knows what he’s talking about. I think he’s a leading IP expert and it really shows.”
  • Bob Chadwell, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Band 2) with Chambers noting that he “remains a very prominent presence in the white-collar crime and government investigations space.”
  • Deborah Crabbe, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 2) described by Chambers as being “well known and loved in Seattle” and “particularly noted by interviewees for her Chapter 7 trustee litigation.”
  • Gary Fluhrer, Real Estate (Senior Statesman) described by a client that “his reputation carries a lot of weight so if he’s suggesting something it gets a lot of credit with people, and he also has good business sense.”
  • Bryan Glover, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Up and Coming) described by Chambers as “[continuing] to build upon his substantial experience and reputation in creditor-side representation and is tipped to be ‘one of the leaders in the city in the future.’”
  • Dillon Jackson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Senior Statesman) described by Chambers as being “a seasoned expert on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, and leverages over four decades’ experience in representing debtors and creditors in the full gamut of related matters.”
  • Ken Lederman, Environment (Band 3) described by Chambers as “[focusing] his practice on the environmental aspects of real estate transactions and redevelopment.”
  • Patrick Schneider, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Band 2) described by Chambers as “a fine attorney who continues to have a very strong land use practice, particularly in litigation.”
  • Lori Terry Gregory, Environment (Band 2) with a market source saying, “Lori is a tenacious advocate for her clients. She is sought out for her substantial experience in CWA and water quality matters, her great reputation and her specialized knowledge base.”
Chambers & Partners, based in London, publishes directories that assess the world’s leading attorneys. Chambers USA was first introduced in 2003. Click here to read more about the firm’s rankings.


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