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    • 01/25/2019

      Daniel Timmons JD ’12 recently moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he is a staff attorney with WildEarth Guardians, a nonprofit environmental group working to protect the wild places, wild rivers, and human communities of the West. Previously, Timmons worked for two years in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, as an associate attorney with the Southern Environmental Law Center. His litigation work will initially focus on halting fossil fuel development on public lands and protecting flows in the imperiled Rio Grande River. Timmons writes that it can be exhausting work, so he tries to keep himself sane and grounded by hiking, cross-country skiing, and exploring beautiful New Mexico. He has also recently begun developing a Zen meditation practice.

    • 06/19/2019

      Kate Brown JD ’85, the governor of Oregon, was elected vice chair of the Western Governors’ Association. She joins incoming chair Doug Burgum, governor of North Dakota, in providing leadership for the association’s regional policy work. The Western Governors’ Association was established in 1984 to foster nonpartisan policy development, the exchange of information, and collective action on issues of critical importance to 19 Western states and 3 U.S. territories in the Pacific.

    • 06/19/2019

      Tara Brock JD ’11 has joined Oceana as Pacific counsel and is based in Portland. Brock brings with her more than a decade of experience and a diverse background in ocean conservation, not only as an attorney but also through community organizing, policy expertise and advocacy, and communications outreach. Before joining Oceana, she worked for the Pew Charitable Trusts, Surfrider Foundation, M+R Strategic Services, Environment Michigan, and other organizations.

    • 06/14/2019

      George Dingeldein JD ’14 has joined Landye Bennett Blumstein as a partner in the firm’s real estate and business law practices. With an extensive knowledge of the real estate and construction industries, Dingeldein helps clients during acquisitions, leasing, financing, contracts, and joint ventures, among other real estate matters. His approach to serving clients is based on mutual trust and guidance his relationships in the real estate market help Dingeldein position his clients for success.

    • 04/12/2019

      George Dingeldein JD ’14 has joined Landye Bennett Blumstein as a partner in the firm’s real estate and business law practices. With extensive knowledge of the real estate and construction industries, Dingeldein helps clients during acquisitions, leasing, financing, contracts, and joint ventures, among other real estate matters. His approach to serving clients is based on mutual trust and guidance; his relationships in the real estate market help him position his clients for success.

    • 04/06/2018

      George Dingeldein JD ’14 and other members of the Rathbone Law Firm have joined the real estate practice group of Dunn Carney LLP in Portland. Dingeldein has four years of experience practicing real estate, construction finance, real estate securities, and corporate general business law.

    • 06/05/2019

      Dean N. Alterman JD ’89 reports that following the amicable split of the partners of Folawn Alterman & Richardson into a transactional firm and a litigation firm, he has formed Alterman Law Group PC (www.alterman.law) in downtown Portland. Alterman continues his practice in real estate, land use, and private business law.

    • 06/15/2015

      Had his book How to Build a Real Estate Law Practice published by the Real Property, Trusts, and Estates Section of the American Bar Association in April. Alterman, a partner with the Portland firm Folawn Alterman & Richardson, has been practicing in real estate law for more than 25 years.

    • 05/09/2019

      Marcus H. Chong Tim JD ’06 was recognized by the Bonneville Power Administration with one of its highest honors at the Administrator’s Excellence Awards presentation on April 17, 2019. An assistant general counsel with BPA, Chong Tim received the Exceptional Service Award for his work with BPA’s utility customers, with whom he has developed long-standing relationships built on mutual respect and collaboration. He recently led negotiations that resulted in BPA’s ability to adopt a new transmission tariff and helped put BPA on a path to achieving its long-term goals.

      Elliot Mainzer of the Bonneville Power Administration congratulates Marcus Chong Tim JD ’06, wi...Elliot Mainzer of the Bonneville Power Administration congratulates Marcus Chong Tim JD ’06, winner of a BPA Exceptional Service Award.

    • 04/28/2019

      Brook Detterman JD ’09 writes, “It’s probably not surprising that Beveridge & Diamond, as the country’s largest environmental law firm, has six Lewis & Clark alums on staff. Rest assured that we’re all putting our L&C training to good use, and on a very wide range of issues, including renewable energy projects, drinking water contamination and, of course, the full spectrum of environmental litigation. Here are five of us at our recent law firm retreat. From left to right: Brook Detterman JD ’09, Boston office; Susan Smith JD ’97, San Francisco office; Katrina Krebs JD ’18, Washington, D.C., office; Tim Sullivan JD ’00, Baltimore office; and Jake Duginski JD ’15, San Francisco office. Not shown: Erika Holsman JD ’08, Seattle office.”

      L to R: Brook Detterman JD ’09, Boston office; Susan Smith JD ’97, San Francisco office; Katr...

    • 05/02/2019

      Matthew Blythe JD ’13 and Rachael Federico JD ’13 welcomed their second daughter, Shoshana Wren Blythe, on April 25, 2019. Shoshana was born in Silverton, Oregon, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces. She is lovingly embraced by her big sister Henia Justine Blythe.

      Shoshana Wren Blythe Shoshana Wren Blythe

    • 05/02/2019

      Rachael Federico JD ’13 and Matthew Blythe JD ’13 welcomed their second daughter, Shoshana Wren Blythe, on April 25, 2019. Shoshana was born in Silverton, Oregon, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces. She is lovingly embraced by her big sister Henia Justine Blythe.

      Shoshana Wren Blythe Shoshana Wren Blythe

    • 04/12/2019

      Elliott P. Dale JD ’11 has joined Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP as a partner. Dale helps businesses and individuals make informed business decisions and position themselves for success. With an MBA and experience in business management and organizational leadership prior to his legal career, Dale listens, studies his clients’ needs and goals, and aims to deliver value in each interaction.

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