Claude Bosworth and Allen Eraut Included on 2023 Super Lawyers Roster
Five Rizzo Bosworth Eraut attorneys were recognized as leading Portland, Oregon metro area lawyers in the newly released 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. The longstanding guide identifies the top five percent of lawyers in the United States.
Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth PC is proud to announce that the firm is changing its name to Rizzo Bosworth Eraut PC. The updated name reflects the significant contributions of Allen Eraut, who joined the firm in 2008.
U.S. News & World Report has released its 2023 "Best Law Firms" rankings. Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth earned a Tier 1 designation in the Portland, Oregon area in three categories.
Five Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth attorneys were included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. The respected peer-review guide ranks the top five percent of private practicing attorneys in the United States.
U.S. News & World Report revealed its 2022 "Best Law Firms" rankings. Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth once again has earned a Tier 1 designation in the Portland, Oregon area in three categories.
RMB attorney Kevin Clonts is featured in the most recent issue of CLM Magazine, a publication from the Claims Management Litigation (CLM). The article, co-authored with four other attorneys, discusses achieving business development and advancement for diverse professionals. It can be found at the following link January CLM National Magazine
Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth garnered a Tier 1 designation in the Portland, Oregon area in three categories: construction litigation, insurance litigation, and product liability litigation defense.
We are delighted to share that the recently released 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© has included five Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth attorneys.
The ongoing litigation involving the cleanup of long-term environmental contamination by the Montrose Chemical Corporation of California has once again resulted in new insurance law.
The Washington Court of Appeals has overturned a total defense verdict in Clevenger. The Plaintiff in this case was Era Clevenger on behalf of her husband, James Clevenger, who died from either lung cancer or mesothelioma.
Jackie Dillard worked as a Maintenance Mechanic, Millwright and Supervisor at an aluminum facility from 1960 to 2005.
Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth PC is pleased to announce that Kathryn (Katie) Johnson has joined the firm as an associate.
Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth PC has been selected for the fourth year in a row to Oregon Business magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon. In addition to appearing in the March 2020 issue of Oregon Business magazine, Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth was honored at the 100 Best Companies to Work For awards banquet held March 5th at The Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The boutique law firm placed as the fifteenth best company to work for in the small business category which comprises organizations made up of 15 to 34 employees.
By Allen Eraut An Oregon jury returned a $6 million verdict against Kaiser Gypsum, in case with heavy alternative exposures to amphibole-containing insulation. The trial court applied joint and several liability, which is unusual for this jurisdiction, and may form the basis of an appeal.
Santa may moonlight as an insurance defense attorney during the off-season. Over a cup of eggnog, Santa shared his Naughty & Nice List for 2019…
We are pleased to report on a defense victory in this Washington asbestos matter in which Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth was part of the trial team. Coonrod v. Alcoa, et al. was a King County, Washington case against various suppliers of asbestos-containing products and premises owners. Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth’s client was Longview Fibre Paper & Pulp Mill. Coonrod was a career insulator, and there was evidence he worked at Longview Fibre when his insulation employers were hired for insulation jobs. Plaintiff presented two theories of liability: premises liability and retained control.
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers released their 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings today.
By Kevin Clonts and Claude Bosworth
By Kevin Clonts On October 3, the Washington Supreme Court held that employee claims adjusters are not personally liable for bad faith and Consumer Protection Act (CPA) causes of action. In doing so, the court reversed the Court of Appeals, which had held that individual insurance professionals could be held liable.
By Allen Eraut
Three shareholders from the Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth law firm were listed in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, which was released today.
Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth is pleased to share that Tania Manners has been appointed to the Multnomah Bar Association’s Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee for a three-year term. The mission of the MBA Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee is to foster and expand diversity, inclusion and equality in the MBA and greater Multnomah County legal community, and to create and strengthen a relationship of mutual support between the MBA and diverse bar organizations. The committee is responsible for a number of initiatives including the LSAT scholarship program and the MBA Diversity Award nomination and selection process.
Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth is delighted to report that Claude Bosworth was included in the 2019 edition of Oregon Super Lawyers magazine. The publication identifies the top five percent of attorneys in the state, as chosen by their peers and through the research of Super Lawyers, which is a Thomson Reuters business.
We are pleased and excited to announce that Eva Marcotrigiano has joined the firm as an associate. Marcotrigiano’s practice will focus on complex construction and environmental litigation.
Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth PC has been selected for the third year in a row to Oregon Business magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon. In addition to appearing in the March 2019 issue of Oregon Business magazine, Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth was honored at the 100 Best Companies to Work For awards banquet held February 28th at The Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The boutique law firm placed as the sixteenth best company to work for in the small business category which comprises organizations made up of 15 to 34 employees.
RMB attorney Kevin Clonts is featured in the most recent issue of CLM National, a publication from the Claims Management Litigation (CLM). His article discusses a recent judicial decision in Washington law with regards to insurers' duties when faced with multiple claimants. It can be found at the following link January CLM National Magazine
Nice: “Each and every fiber” evidence. In Barabin v. Scapa Dryer Fabrics, a federal trial court in the Western District of Washington rejected the “each and every exposure” and “cumulative exposure” causation theories often relied on by asbestos plaintiffs. The court’s decision is detailed and provides a good road map to exclude this type of evidence.