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Bullivant's Insurance Practice, Senior Counsel Recognized in 2012 Chambers USA Rankings

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, a nationally recognized law firm with offices in Washington, Oregon and California, is pleased to announce that the firm and three (3) of its attorneys are recognized as leaders in the areas of insurance law and commercial litigation in the latest edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2012). Released June 7, the published rankings showcase the proficiency of the nation's attorneys across a variety of practice areas. The rankings are based entirely on market research and extensive interviews of both in-house counsel and private practitioners.

The firm's insurance coverage practice in California and commercial litigation senior counsel Doug Houser were ranked in the 2012 edition. Chambers recognized Houser as a ". . .highly respected figure in the legal community. His counsel is much sought after for arbitrations and business defense actions."

Bullivant's California office was ranked for its insurance coverage practice and recognized individual attorneys Andrew Downs and Jess Millikan as key individuals. Chambers said, "Clients are full of praise for the 'really brilliant' Jess Millikan." Specifically, they pointed to her work in coverage and bad faith litigation.

Chambers USA is a London-based publisher of renowned guides to the legal profession worldwide. Researchers for Chambers investigated firms and attorneys through interviews with in-house counsel and private practitioners across the United States and in all the main areas of business law.



2012 Rank


Douglas Houser

Litigation: General Commercial

Senior Statesman


Andrew Downs

Insurance: Insurer

Band 3


Jess Millikan

Insurance: Insurer

Band 4


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