Mission, Culture & Recognitions

Mission: Farleigh Wada Witt was formed in 1981 with one purpose and a world of ambition. Our mission then was the same as it is today: To provide timely and effective legal service and guide clients to success in a competitive marketplace.

We combine wisdom and creativity to solve client problems and use experience and technology to deliver practical legal advice. We have the expertise of a large firm with the responsiveness of a small firm. 

Culture: We are proud of our commitment to providing work-life balance for our attorneys and staff.  Our dedication to alternative work schedules and quality of life helps us foster creative, efficient, and innovative approaches to providing legal services. 

Recognitions: We are pleased to be recognized for excellence in workplace practices, banking and finance, and sustainable practices.

Farleigh Wada Witt has been recognized by Oregon Business magazine five times as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon based on a confidential survey of employees. 

Farleigh Wada Witt has been selected among the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list in several diverse practice areas in the Portland metropolitan area: Tier-2 - Banking & Finance Law and Financial Services Regulation Law; Tier-3 - Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Bankruptcy and Product Liability Litigation-Defendants. This is the seventh consecutive year Farleigh Wada Witt has been honored for banking and finance.

Farleigh Wada Witt has achieved Sustainability at Work's gold certification and is recognized for its leadership helping make Portland one of the cleanest, most sustainable cities in the country.

Gold Sustainability at Work Badge