Press Release

Salerno Owens Recognized as a Top 100 Legal Influencer

July 03, 2019

Portland litigation firm Markowitz Herbold PC is pleased to announce that Laura Salerno Owens, a shareholder with the firm, has been recognized by The Business Journals, parent company of the Portland Business Journal, as a Top 100 U.S. Legal Influencer.

The 2019 Top 100 U.S. Legal Influencers list identifies attorneys who are driving business for their employers, and for their clients, in cities across the country. The 100 individuals recognized serve both large, nationally known ventures and smaller, locally focused entities. 

Salerno Owens is a trial lawyer with broad experience representing employers and executives in single and class actions lawsuits. She represents clients in a variety of employment law issues including noncompetition/nonsolicitation agreements and trade secrets, wage and hour disputes, discrimination charges, sexual harassment allegations, and whistleblower claims.

She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, named a Super Lawyer® by Super Lawyers®, honored by the University of Oregon School of Law as an Outstanding Young Alumnus in 2016, selected by the Portland Business Journal as a “Forty Under 40” in 2018, and recognized as a Woman of Influence by the Portland Business Journal in 2019.