Crossing the Bar

Two giants of Portland’s legal community stand trial on ethics charges.

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Barnes Ellis spent nearly 50 years at the pinnacle of Oregon’s corporate legal world. A magna cum laude graduate of both Yale University and Harvard Law School, Ellis occupied rarefied territo   More
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Read the Bankruptcy Petition: LNG Failure Leaves Lawyers in Lurch

When Northern Star Natural Gas declared Chapter 7 bankruptcy this month, liquified natural gas opponents cheered. And local law firms took a hit. Northern Star threw in the towel after years of trying to build an LNG terminal at Bradwood Landing, an old mill site on the Oregon side of the Columbia River in Clatsop County. All the regulatory, legal and political hurdles required lots of lawyers, ...   More
Thursday, May 27, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS


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