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About Our Firm

Founded in 1957, our law firm has offices in Portland, Eugene, and Salem, Oregon. We assist a wide variety of individuals, businesses, and organizations with legal advice, business transactions, litigation, appeals, administrative proceedings, and government relations. Whatever your legal needs, we provide high-quality counsel, leadership, and value-added, practical solutions. What sets us apart from other […]

What You Need to Know About Public Records and Open Meetings in Oregon

If you are involved with a public entity or if you represent the media, you need to know the ins and outs of federal and state public records and open meetings laws. This seminar, moderated in part by HLGR’s Pete Shepherd and Jim Mountain, will offer updates and recent developments in Oregon law as it […]

Arden Olson to be on Panel Discussion About Protection of Confidential Client Information

HLGR Shareholder Arden Olson will be one of the faculty members for an upcoming ALI-ABA Seminar entitled “Confidential Client Information: When Are Secrets Not Secret?” which will be broadcast live as a telephone seminar and audio webcast on Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. PDT. Arden is a current member of the ABA’s Standing […]

HLGR shareholder Bob Steringer interviewed on Oregon’s Public Records Law

Oregon’s Public Records Law was designed to permit the public to understand how the people’s business is conducted, but it’s not perfect. Bob Steringer recently shared information about the law with the viewers of KATU News at 6. Read the full story from KATU.

Chiefly L&E – Winter 2017 Newsletter

Employment Law 2017 2016 brought many legislative changes to state and federal employment laws. Some of those changes went into effect last year, others go into effect at some point this year, and still others are in limbo, subject to legal challenges and appeals. In this newsletter, we are summarizing: Minimum wages in many of […]

Changes Coming to Whistleblower Laws for Non-Profit Entities and Public Agencies

By Shari Lane Beginning January 1, 2017, Oregon’s public employee whistleblower laws will also apply to the employees and board members of any 501(c)(3) non-profit entity that receives public funds through a grant or contract. Affected employers must create and distribute a policy notifying their employees of these changes.  In addition, after January 1, 2017, […]

HLGR Ranked Nationally & Regionally in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®

  Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. has been ranked in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally and regionally in a total of 9 practice areas. They include: National Awards Tier 3, Appellate Practice Metropolitan Awards Tier 1, Portland, Administrative / Regulatory Law Tier 1, Portland, Appellate […]

2016 Super Lawyers Honors Eight Harrang Long Gary Rudnick Attorneys

Eight Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. (HLGR) attorneys in have been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers are selected through a process that identifies outstanding lawyers in dozens of practice areas. Factors considered in the nomination and peer evaluation of potential Super Lawyers include education and employment background, experience, […]

The City of Portland’s “Ban-the-Box” Plus Legislation

Beginning January 1, 2016, Oregon’s “Ban-the-Box” legislation prohibited Oregon employers from asking about criminal history prior to conducting an interview, or absent an interview, prior to making a job offer (unless one of the statutory exceptions applies). Effective July 1, 2016, Portland employers will be subject to even more stringent requirements. The basics for Portland […]

Oregon’s New Minimum Wage Requirements!

Will you be ready? As mentioned in our March 2nd Breaking News Alert, the minimum wage is going up. Governor Kate Brown signed the new minimum wage law on March 2, 2016. Below is a breakdown of the scheduled increases by county density: URBAN COUNTIES: (Includes: Portions of Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington located inside Portland’s […]