2013 Pro Bono of the Year: Perkins Coie
June 02, 2013
NCVLI’s Pro Bono Award recognizes an attorney or firm who has dedicated significant time to partnering with NCVLI in the protection, enforcement, and advancement of victims’ rights. The recipient has either worked alongside NCVLI attorneys to assist with NCVLI’s work on legal technical assistance requests, amicus curiae briefs, and public policy projects; has provided direct representation to victims of crime in criminal proceedings; or, has served as local counsel in the filing of amicus briefs.
With more than 60 attorneys, Perkins Coie is one of the largest firms in Portland. It’s legal services cover more than 25 practice areas, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, emerging companies, securities, litigation, real estate and land use, intellectual property, bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and restructuring, and environment, energy and resources. It’s lawyers provide legal counsel and representation to leading regional, national and international companies in many industries, including technology, manufacturing, finance and natural resources. Perkins Coie is ranked by Chambers USA in the top band of law firms in Oregon for corporate law and environmental law. Lawyers in our litigation practice have also been named by Chambers Global as “leaders in their field.” This year Perkins Coie assisted with two significant cases in Oregon on behalf of victims.
From left to right: the attorneys who served
Erick J. Haynie, Kristina J. Holm, Nathan R. Christensen, and Bryan D. Beel, Ph.D.
Bryan Beel, Associate - Commercial Litigation
Nathan R. Christensen, Associate - Commercial Litigation
Erick J. Haynie, Partner - Commercial Litigation
Kristina J. Holm, Counsel - Commercial Litigation
- Michael Fell (2012)