Ball Janik Attorneys Recognized by Portland Business Journal; Jim Prichard Named Forty Under 40


Portland, ORE. – February 23, 2015. Ball Janik LLP is pleased to announce Jim Prichard was recognized by the Portland Business Journal’s 2015 “Forty Under 40.” This is an annual award honoring forty outstanding leaders in the community who excel not only in their professional careers, but also donate their time and talents to the local community. Over 400 individuals were nominated to be considered for this prestigious award—the most competitive year ever. The Portland Business Journal held a luncheon to recognize the honorees on February 19, 2015 at The Nines Hotel. Special guest U.S. Senator Ron Wyden presented the 2015 winners with plaques at the event. Ball Janik is pleased to note that attorneys Adele Ridenour and Damien Hall were also recognized as “Runners Up” for this year’s Forty Under 40.

Jim Prichard, one of the 40 recipients of this honor, is a partner and co-chairs Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Litigation practice. Prichard has been an integral part of the construction litigation practice’s expansion in Oregon, Utah, and Florida. He recently established the Shelter Oregon foundation to support affordable family housing, homeless services, and animal charities. He actively supports Cascade AIDS Project, Oregon Food Bank (Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger), Portland Rescue Mission, Feral Cat Coalition, and the Oregon Humane Society.

About Ball Janik LLP

Ball Janik LLP is a Pacific Northwest law firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon. For over thirty years, Ball Janik LLP has been providing outstanding legal services in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor rights, commercial litigation, construction and design, construction litigation, employment, real estate and land use, insurance recovery for policyholders, and securities litigation.

Ball Janik LLP represents large and small businesses; state, municipal and local governments; associations; schools and universities; and individuals. Ball Janik LLP provides clients an aggressive, skilled, team approach to solve problems and achieve results. Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News & World Report, The Best Lawyers in America®, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success has made it the sixth on the list of “Portland’s Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s 2014 annual survey questionnaire mailed to 2,600 CEOs in Oregon.


PBJ 2015 Forty Under 40