Three Garvey Schubert Barer Owners Honored as “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers

Three Garvey Schubert Barer Owners have been selected as 2011 “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession.

Online PR News – 23-December-2010 – – SEATTLE/PORTLAND, Ore., -- Three Garvey Schubert Barer Owners have been selected as 2011 “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession. In Seattle, Bruce A. King was selected in the maritime law category. In Portland, Edward J. Sullivan and Robert C. Weaver were selected in the practice areas of administrative law and criminal defense: white-collar, respectively.

King practices maritime finance, regulation and bankruptcy, and general commercial law. His experience includes a wide range of U.S.- and foreign-flag vessel financing, chartering and construction projects. King has been recognized by Best Lawyers in the practice area of maritime law each year since 2007. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, J.D. (1979) and Brown University, A.B. (1975).

Sullivan focuses on planning, administrative and municipal law. Recognized by Best Lawyers in the practice area of land use and zoning law since 2007, he is currently city attorney for Oregon City, Island City and Rivergrove in Oregon and acts as special counsel for other local governments throughout the state. Sullivan is a graduate of Willamette University College of Law, J.D. (1969); University College (London), LL.M. (1978); Portland State University, Urban Studies Certificate (1974); University College (Oxford), Diploma in Law (1984); University of Durham, M.A., Political Thought (1998); Portland State University, M.A. (1973); and St. John’s University, B.A. (1966).

Weaver has an active criminal defense practice, including: representing clients subject to government regulatory investigations with potential civil and criminal penalties; performing protected, internal corporate investigations; and handling all aspects of trial and appeal. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in the areas of commercial litigation and criminal defense: white-collar and non-white-collar since 1995. Weaver is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, J.D. (1975) and B.A. (1972).

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2011), is based on more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. The lawyers honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers’ surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

About Garvey Schubert Barer
Garvey Schubert Barer is a business law firm focused on clients in the United States and abroad, with strategic emphasis on the Pacific Rim. From five business-critical locations, Beijing, China; Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; New York; and Washington, D.C., the firm serves as outside counsel to established market leaders and newly launched enterprises. Since 1966, Garvey Schubert Barer has worked with clients in virtually all industry sectors, including healthcare, technology, trade and transportation, maritime/admiralty, real estate, communications and media, entertainment, and manufacturing. The firm provides cost-effective, practical solutions to a broad range of businesses, including publicly and privately held companies, investment firms, financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. On the web at: http://www.gsblaw.com.

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