Stoel Rives LLP
Stoel Rives LLP

Stoel Rives LLP

5 Star Rating     3 reviews 
Main Office:

900 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 2600 | Portland | OR | 97204

Phone: 503-224-3380 | Fax: 503-220-2480

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Year of establishment 1907 Number of partners 203
Number of offices 10 Partner to associate ratio 2.00
Biggest office Portland Percentage of women attorneys 33.30
Number of attorneys 339 Percentage of minority attorneys 12.10
Number of associates 101 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 5.60
Stoel Rives LLP
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Stoel Rives LLP Reviews

- Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Advice to law firm management: HR needs to devise a plan to alleviate some of the stress involved, since everyone is hyper focused on moving forward, we could lose some people.

Pros: The pay is on the top tier and the team can be very focused to finish the job quickly

Cons: Overworked employees do exist here, and some are a bit strung out with the workload at certain points in the year.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

- Reviewed on July 21, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Hire a more diverse group of employees. Sometimes it seems to be just the "good old boys" network. I also think that a law firm of this caliber should have better coffee,

Pros: I have been with Stoel Rives for 5 years now. I find that it is a great place to work. The benefits are above average and the offices are beautiful. I find that most of the staff is very supportive,

Cons: A couple of the attorneys at Stoel Rives are elitist and feel that they are better than anyone else. One in particular always requests that I do personal errands such as pick up their laundry.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee


Stoel Rives LLP is a U.S. law firm, with a full suite of transactional and litigation solutions for U.S. and international clients. Established in 1907, the firm has nearly 400 attorneys operating out of 11 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia. Representative clients include financial institutions, public and private utilities, energy and renewable energy companies, developers, manufacturers, retailers, hospitals, universities, agribusinesses, software companies, food and beverage companies, charitable foundations, telecommunications and forestry companies, among others. We represent businesses at all stages of growth, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Stoel Rives is a leader in corporate, energy, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, land use and construction, litigation, natural resources, real estate, renewable energy and technology law. We achieved 31 prestigious national tier rankings in the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ''Best Law Firms'' survey. The 2015 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business® guide ranks 90 of our lawyers among the best in their region. Best Lawyers® lists 150 of our lawyers in 65 legal practice categories in its 2016 directory and selected 22 Stoel Rives lawyers as 2016 Lawyers of the Year in their markets and practice areas.

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Stoel Rives LLP Awards and Recognitions

Amy Edwards Honored with Judge Learned Hand Community Achievement Award

Women in Law Empowerment Forum Awards Stoel Rives with Gold Standard Certification for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Joan Snyder Receives 2014 Global Women in Law Award

Maren Norton Receives Washington Association of School Administrators Regional Community Leadership Award

Chris Hermann Receives Metropolitan Family Service 2014 Thomas Stoel Award

Geoffrey Revelle to Receive Outstanding Lawyer Award from the King County Bar Association

Winners Announced in the 12th Annual Utah Innovation Awards

Vanessa Soriano Power Receives Outstanding Contribution to Women in the Law Award

James Dale and Christopher Heuer of Stoel Rives Receive ILO 2014 Client Choice Award

Employment Lawyer James Dale Receives 2014 Client Choice Award

Finalists Announced in 12th Annual Utah Innovation Awards

Emily Karr Honored with Creative Business Volunteer Award

Stoel Rives Wins 2013 First Place Award From Legal Marketing Association

Stoel Rives Receives Fit-Friendly Worksite Award

Henry Hewitt to Receive 2012 Judge Learned Hand Lifetime Achievement Award

Stoel Rives Boise Office Wins District Award for Pro Bono Work

Tony Miles Honored with Connoisseur of the Arts Award

Thomas Wood Honored with NWEC Environmental Leadership Award

C.J. Voss Accepts Service Award for Stoel Rives LLP

Stoel Rives Attorney J. Walter Sinclair Presented with Liberty Bell Award

Stoel Rives Partner Awarded Highest Pro Bono Hours in State

Summer associate program

We have the program for you. Our summer program represents an important part of our hiring process, so expect to be immersed in our culture and in the reality of law practice at Stoel Rives. We expect summer associates to perform excellent work, and to experience the reality of associate life at Stoel Rives. The work is real, relevant, and challenging, and will allow you to work alongside some of the best lawyers in their fields. Summer associates receive work assignments drawn from ongoing legal matters in which our lawyers and clients are actively involved. We also make every effort to see that you are invited to meetings, hearings, closings, depositions, trials, in-house CLEs and training programs. Your summer will be filled with challenging legal work, plus social and professional opportunities to interact with our attorneys. After a summer in one of our offices you will have a true sense of what life is like for Stoel Rives associates.


Originally established in Portland, Oregon over one hundred years ago, Stoel Rives, LLP has a distinguished history that meshes with the development of the Amer...

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