Richard F. Liebman
Barran Liebman LLP
Richard F. Liebman, Founding Partner, Barran Liebman LLP, Portland; B.A. (1969) and J.D. (1972), University of California at Berkeley; admitted to practice in Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, and U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia; has represented employers for 40 years in labor and employment law; former chair, Tri-County Affirmative Action Association and the Oregon State Bar’s Labor Law Section; management editor, Oregon State Bar’s book and supplements entitled Labor and Employment Law; instructor, EEO law at Portland State University’s Professional Development Center; selected repeatedly by peers for listing in the Best Lawyers in America (1995–present); elected by his national colleagues as a national fellow of The College of Labor and Employment; ranked #1 for Labor and Employment Law defense in the State of Oregon by Chambers & Partners USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers (2003–present); recipient of the first OSB Labor and Employment Section’s Award for Distinguished Service (2003); first recipient of the Management Practitioner of the Year Award by the Industrial Relations Research Association (2004); ranked as one of the top 50 lawyers in Oregon by Super Lawyers; selected by Best Lawyers as the Labor and Employment Lawyer of the year in Portland (2010, 2012, and 2014); board member, Oregon Law Institute (2007–present) and Oregon Independent College Foundation (2006–present).