Major Portland law firm plans ‘Main Street’ pro bono effort

By May 29, 2020 News

The Portland area’s largest law firm will devote part of its attorneys’ time to legal service for small, independent businesses.

Stoel Rives announced its Main Street Relief Project to provide free legal work for independent restaurants, bars and retailers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic downturn.

The firm’s work will center on “financial fallout, particularly triage” for small businesses that are not part of large corporations or owned by private equity and are not franchises…