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Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker, LLP Named Best Law Firm By U.S. News and Best Lawyers

SEATTLE, Washington, Nov. 1, 2012 – Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker, LLP has again been honored as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News Group and Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

According to U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading surveyors of lawyers worldwide, the firm’s top ranking is based on a rigorous evaluation process that included thousands of clients, highly skilled lawyers and law firm representatives. An unprecedented amount of data was collected, emphasizing the scope of this endeavor and the significance of the firm’s presence in this unparalleled guide to law firm expertise.

The 2012-2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings are posted online at www.usnews.com/bestlawfirms, and the national first-tier rankings will be featured in an upcoming print issue of U.S. News & World Report.

“We are delighted to again receive this special distinction that recognizes the unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise that distinguishes our firm,” said Bob Burke, one of the firm’s managing partners.

Since the 1930s, the focus of Oles Morrison’s practice has been on construction, government contracts and public procurement. The firm represents both national and international clients on projects in the United States and abroad. With offices in Seattle and Anchorage, attorneys provide timely and cost-effective solutions to the most complex problems.  Oles Morrison, with the assistance of a seasoned team of in-house consultants and paralegals, provides advice on issues arising from requests for proposals and invitations to bid, through protests, requests for equitable adjustments, disputes and terminations. 

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About Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP
Founded in 1893, Oles Morrison is one of the Pacific Northwest's oldest and most respected law firms. While focusing on construction litigation, government contracts, and public procurement, we are also able to address the wide range of legal matters that most businesses face: employment, bankruptcy and insolvency, tax and estate planning and business formation. We represent both national and international clients on projects in the United States and abroad. From our offices in Washington, Alaska and California, we are able to deploy attorneys who have the experience necessary to provide timely and cost-effective solutions to the most complex problems. More information is available at www.oles.com.

About the U.S. News Media Group
The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis, which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com, and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Money & Business, Education, and Public Service/Opinion, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. The U.S. News Media Group’s signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans, and more.

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For a quarter century, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. The 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 39,709 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 2.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. At www.BestLawyers.com, Best Lawyers also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in most of the world’s major legal markets. Best Lawyers lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.