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Ater Wynne Achieves Sustainability at Work's Gold Certification

By Alyssa Stibolt Cicero
February 16, 2016

Ater Wynne is pleased to announce it has, once again, achieved Sustainability at Work’s Gold Certification for its outstanding leadership in making Portland one of the cleanest, most sustainable cities in the country. Ater Wynne had previously achieved the Gold Certification when the City of Portland Sustainability at Work program began in 2013.

To earn this honor, Ater Wynne’s Green Team completed numerous actions to benefit our local economy, our community and our environment, which were verified during an onsite visit with a City of Portland Sustainability at Work Advisor.

Ater Wynne's significant achievements include the following:

  • improved the energy efficiency of our business operations
  • provided alternative transportation options for employees
  • implemented a robust waste reduction and recycling program
  • computer monitors are turned off every evening
  • personal waste baskets removed from all offices
  • bike based services are used for local deliveries

About Sustainability at Work through the City of Portland
Sustainability at Work offers comprehensive, free resources and expertise for Portland organizations seeking to create a more sustainable workplace.  These services are tailored to help each business conserve resources, improve efficiency, save money and provide a healthy and quality workspace for employees. To recognize and promote the work of businesses that have taken comprehensive and concrete actions to reduce carbon emissions, Sustainability at Work provides certification that is valid for three years (2016 to 2019).

Ater Wynne Partner, Leslie G. Bottomly, Appointed to Multnomah County Bench

By Alyssa Stibolt Cicero
February 09, 2016

Ater Wynne is honored to announce that Leslie G. Bottomly, Partner, has been appointed by Governor Kate Brown to the Multnomah County Circuit Court effective March 1, 2016.

Click here to view the press release by the Governor's Office.

Click here to view the OregonLive.com article.

Ater Wynne is proud to have a history of producing attorneys that are appointed to the bench. Ms. Bottomly will be the eighth attorney from Ater Wynne to serve in Oregon's Judicial Department. These include:

  • The Honorable Kristena A. LaMar, Multnomah County Circuit Court, 1984 to 2009.
  • The Honorable Jack L Landau, Oregon Supreme Court, 2011 to present; Oregon Court of Appeals, 1993 to 2010.
  • The Honorable Rex Armstrong, Oregon Court of Appeals, 1994 to present.
  • The Honorable Janice R. Wilson, Multnomah County Circuit Court, 1994 to 2015; District Court Bench, 1991 to 1994.
  • The Honorable Richard T. Haselton, Oregon Court of Appeals, 1994 to 2016. He became Chief Judge on April 1, 2012.
  • The Honorable  Robert Wollheim, Oregon Court of Appeals, 1998 to present. 
  • The Honorable Thomas A. Balmer, Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court, 2012 to present; Oregon Supreme Court, 2001 to 2012.

Bottomly’s practice focuses on advising organizations on strategic employment matters and advising health care organizations on a broad range of business and compliance matters. In addition, she is a sought after neutral, serving as an arbitrator and mediator to help parties resolve their disputes. She joined Ater Wynne as a Associate in 1990 and became a Partner in 1999.  Leslie currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Health Law Section of the Oregon State Bar and is a former member of the Board of Directors of Raphael House, a non-profit serving the needs of victims of domestic violence.