Thomas W. Stilley Elected Managing Partner at Sussman Shank LLP

Cliff Davidson Named Partner of the Firm.

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Sussman Shank LLP is pleased to announce that the partners have elected Tom Stilley as Managing Partner of the firm for a three-year term, effective October 1, 2015.  Tom succeeds Bob Carlton, who has held the role since 2009.  Bob has been instrumental in the stability and success of the firm.  We are deeply appreciative of Bob’s contributions, and we look forward to Tom leading the firm with continued excellence.  Tom joined Sussman Shank in 1988.  He has held several management positions and is the Co-Chair of the firm’s Non-Profit and Religious Organizations Group, and past Chair of the Business Restructuring and Bankruptcy Group.  Tom focuses his practice on Debtor/Creditor Rights, Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, Loan Workouts, and Asset Recovery. His dedication and experience are sure to serve him well in this position.  “I appreciate the confidence by my partners in electing me as Managing Partner and plan to follow in the footsteps of my immediate predecessor, Bob Carlton, and others who have so effectively served in that role,” said Tom.  

Cliff Davidson Named Partner of the Firm

Sussman Shank LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Cliff Davidson has become a partner of the firm effective October 1, 2015.  Cliff is a commercial trial lawyer with nine years of experience.  His practice focuses on commercial disputes, complex litigation including class action defense, entertainment and intellectual property litigation (including TTAB and WIPO proceedings), First Amendment litigation, counseling in the areas of privacy and data security and insurance coverage.  Cliff was named a Rising Star® by Oregon Super Lawyers® in 2014 and 2015, previously received that same honor from California Super Lawyers, and was recognized by the National LGBT Bar Association as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40, nationwide.  Cliff received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.  He is admitted to practice law in Oregon, Washington and California.   

About Sussman Shank LLP
Founded in 1960 in Portland, Oregon, Sussman Shank is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm with over 30 lawyers.  Our clients include public and private companies, government entities, institutions, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  While we are based in the Pacific Northwest, we frequently represent clients in court proceedings and business transactions throughout the country.  In 2015, Oregon Business Magazine named Sussman Shank as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon.”