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Esler, Stephens & Buckley, LLP is a limited liability partnership composed of Michael J. Esler, John W. Stephens and Kim T. Buckley. The Firm has a diverse, multi-jurisdiction practice in the areas of complex business litigation (trial and appellate work), antitrust, public utility law, real estate litigation, intellectual property (patent litigation, copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks), business and nonprofit corporations, condemnation law, toxic torts, environmental law, securities fraud on behalf of investors, accounting malpractice and oppression of minority shareholders.  The Firm’s practice is unusually sophisticated and varied for a firm of its size, as the number of reported cases involving it attests.  The Firm’s lawyers have the highest rating attainable from Martindale-Hubbell (A-V), and all three partners are Oregon “Super Lawyers” and "Best Lawyers." 

Mike Esler won Best Lawyers' “Lawyer of the Year” award for 2012 for securities litigation in the Portland area. Mike, John and Kim were also named 2013-14 “Best Lawyers;” Kim and Mike in Securities Litigation, John in Commercial Litigation. Mike Esler was also selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” in “Bet the Company Litigation” and Commercial Litigation.

Most recently the firm won Benchmark's “Highly Recommended” rating for 2013-14 and was named a Tier 1 Best Law Firm by US News & World Report. 



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