Buchanan Angeli Altschul & Sullivan LLP

Labor & Employment Department

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What the team is known for Well-regarded boutique specializing in labor and employment, handling a spectrum of sophisticated litigation issues. Recognized by commentators for its standout representation of plaintiffs. Also advises employers on matters such as wage and hour disputes and workplace harassment claims. Offers expert training on employment matters, including on issues related to the 'me too' movement, to its diverse base of clients in industries including software, manufacturing and energy.

Strengths  "It is a really great firm," says a client: "They are practical and smart."

A peer commented: "They are very good plaintiff lawyers."

Notable practitioners

Andrew Altschul is a longstanding figure in the employment space .He maintans a practice focused on dispute resolution, and boasts a considerable reputation for his meditation work.

Commentators recognize Courtney Angeli as a "high-level practitioner" in Oregon's employment market. She is frequently retained by both individuals as well as employers to provide expert advice on employment litigation. She is held in extremely high esteem for her work on sexual harassment claims.

Dan Grinfas is a well-versed employment counsel with expertise extending to wage and hour, civil rights and disability laws. He also advises on hiring policies and employment regulations. Sources describe him as "really sharp."

Dana Sullivan is recognized by market commentators for her "excellent work," with peers endorsing her as a "dynamite plaintiff lawyer."She focuses her labor and employment practice exclusively on representing individual employees.

Head of department Paul Buchanan is a top adviser for both national and regional employers, as well as individual employees. He is a trusted choice for all employment matters, including wrongful termination and whistleblower and ADA claims. Peers regard him as an "excellent lawyer,"while a commentator adds: "I would refer anyone to him."