At Kennedy Watts Arellano & Ricks LLP we offer the responsiveness and client accountability of a small firm, with the capability of handling complex civil litigation. Our attorneys are mindful of the business and practical considerations of each case, striving for efficient, cost-effective solutions. They are problem solvers, but skilled and experienced in the courtroom when a trial is needed.
Founded in 1971, our firm has built a reputation on exercising sound legal judgment while adhering to the highest professional standards. We represent businesses and individuals in civil litigation in Oregon state and federal courts. Our attorneys are leaders in business litigation, products liability, securities litigation, professional liability litigation, personal injury, insurance and domestic relations.
News and Recent Cases
Kennedy Watts Arellano & Ricks has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms in the areas of Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); and Litigation – Securities.
Joe Arellano has been recognized to be included in the “Top 50 Oregon Super Lawyers 2012.” The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Dan Keppler has been appointed by The City Club of Portland to be Chair of the Bicycle Transportation Research Committee. The 12-member committee is examining the role that bicycles should play in the overall transportation system in Portland. The City Club expects to publish the committee's findings in a comprehensive report intended for use by policymakers in May 2013.