Founded in 1994, Gordon & Polscer, L.L.C. represents insurers and other corporate and business clients in complex civil disputes and litigation. Headquartered in the Pacific Northwest cities of Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington, our attorneys are active throughout the western United States. We strive to provide high quality, creative, efficient advice and representation to our clients. We are result-driven, not process-driven. Our attorneys are respected and ethical advocates for the many clients we are privileged and proud to serve.
Gordon & Polscer attorneys are well respected in the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our attorneys have a long history of insurance coverage and civil litigation success, and always strive for the best possible service to our clients. We are proud members of many legal and community organizations such as the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), International Network of Boutique Law Firms (INBLF), Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ), Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), and Defense Research Institute (DRI). Our firm is also a regular contributor to the National Insurance Law Forum, which is a law blog devoted solely to legal and legislative developments in the area of insurance law.
Diane Polscer is the managing partner of Gordon & Polscer, L.L.C. in Portland. Gordon & Polscer was recently named as one of the 2011-2012 U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms," recognized as Tier 1 in Portland for Insurance Law. Diane focuses her practice on insurance coverage and commercial litigation, including appellate law.
Diane has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers since 2006. This is the seventh consecutive year Diane has been named to this peer-elected distinction that is presently awarded to only the top 5% of attorneys in Oregon. She was also named a Corporate Counsel Super Lawyer. In addition, Diane was recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in 2011, 2012 and 2013, and has been a Martindale- Hubbell 5.0 AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer for almost 20 years.
She has extensive complex commercial litigation experience including business and insurance disputes. She has worked on numerous bad faith claims and appeals. Diane is a frequent speaker and author, and a faculty member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. She served as past Chair of the Excess and Reinsurance Subcommittee of Defense Research Institute (DRI) Insurance Law Committee, is a member and speaker for the DRI Product Liability Committee and an active member of the Commercial Litigation and Construction Committees. Diane is also past Chair of the Insurance Coverage Section of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC).
Diane is a co-founder and regular contributor to the National Insurance Law Forum, which is a law blog devoted solely to legal and legislative developments in the area of insurance law. The blog, which is run by Gordon & Polscer in conjunction with five other nationally recognized insurance law firms, was recently named as a LexisNexis Top Blog for Insurance Law – 2011 Honoree.
Diane is also a proud member and president of the Oregon Chapter of the International Network of Boutique Law Firms (www.INBLF.com), which is an organization of highly credentialed and preeminent single-discipline law firms throughout the United States and some of the world's most prominent full-service law firms in foreign nations.
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Gordon & Polscer, LLC
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Represent corporations against class action and product liability claims; Provide insurance coverage advice and insurance coverage litigation services to insurers; Provide insurance coverage advice and insurance coverage litigation services to insurers on matters relating to general liability, construction defect, premises liability, inland marine, product liability, professional liability, directors and officers, and a host of other types of insurance matters; Provide litigation defense to insured professionals against a range of professional liability and errors and omissions claims; Provide litigation defense to insured product manufacturers against product liability claims. Provide defense litigation services to insureds against a wide range of commercial general liability claims.
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