Stoll Berne recognized by Chambers USA for 2016

Stoll Berne is proud to announce that the firm has been recognized in 2016 by Chambers USA as being in Band 1 - Litigation: General Commercial (Oregon) - the highest accolade.

Chambers USA states as follows:

What the team is known for Highly proficient litigation practice with impressive experience in antitrust, securities and employment disputes. Also known for representing plaintiffs on matters including class actions. Features a deep bench of high-quality practitioners.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"One of the leading commercial litigation firms in Portland." 

Work highlights Represented the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund as plaintiff in a $180 million class action relating to alleged manipulation in foreign exchange trades. 

Defended Pacific Continental Back in class action litigation claiming breach of state securities law in relation to an alleged Ponzi scheme.

Notable practitioners  

Keith Ketterling is well known for his litigation practice which focuses on financial fraud matters and securities issues. He also has expertise in trade secret and real estate litigation.

Robert Shlachter is an "excellent IP litigator" who is also experienced at handling commercial litigation and unfair competition disputes. He recently acted for Vista Group International and Numero in defense of a trade secret and breach of contract dispute. 

The "very well-respected" Steve Larson handles an array of litigation matters including securities issues, unfair competition, employment disputes and IP infringement matters. He is also noted for his representation of plaintiffs in class actions. 

Gary Berne is a standout practitioner with vast experience in a range of commercial disputes. His areas of expertise include insurance coverage, antitrust, professional malpractice and shareholder litigation.

Significant clients Columbia Sportswear, Oregon Health and Science University, Vanguard Products Group, Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, Oregon Department of Transportation.