Cliff Davidson, commercial litigator at Sussman Shank LLP, has been named as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 – Class of 2014 by the National LGBT Bar Association. This award recognizes outstanding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) legal professionals under 40 years of age who have distinguished themselves in their field and demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBT equality.
More than half of Sussman Shank LLP attorneys have been named in the 2014 Oregon Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. Among the 17 attorneys recognized, partner Susan Ford was named in the Top 25 Women list, and Howard Levine and Thomas Stilley were named in the Top 50 Oregon Super Lawyers list. Oregon Super Lawyers recognizes five percent of lawyers in Oregon who have received high levels of peer recognition and professional achievement. To be eligible for recognition by Rising Star, lawyers must be either under 40 or have been practicing for ten years or less.