Press Release

Seven Markowitz, Herbold, Glade & Mehlhaf Attorneys Named Oregon Super Lawyers; Five Named Rising Stars

July 13, 2012

Seven lawyers from Portland litigation firm Markowitz, Herbold, Glade & Mehlhaf were honored in the 2012 issue of Oregon Super Lawyers. The publication identifies the top five percent of attorneys in the state, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics magazine.

Shareholders David Markowitz, Peter Glade, Lisa Kaner, Jeff Edelson, Kerry Shepherd, Matt Levin and Renée Rothauge were listed in the Business Litigation category. Additionally Associates Chad Colton, Dallas DeLuca, Maya Fitas, Joseph Franco and Of Counsel Michele Stone were recognized as Oregon Rising Stars.

Markowitz received special recognition for receiving the highest point totals of any attorney in the Oregon nomination, research and review process. Glade and Rothauge received special mention for being among the Top 50 attorneys in Oregon, and Kaner and Rothauge were ranked among the Top 25 women attorneys in Oregon.

Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, the independent evaluation of candidates by attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. For more information on the methodology used, visit