Jill R. Long is the Director of Professional Development and Diversity at Lane Powell, providing leadership and strategic direction for the Firm’s professional development and diversity programs. She oversees the design, implementation and monitoring of a wide variety of programs related to the professional development of Lane Powell’s attorneys, increasing the Firm’s diversity, and fostering an inclusive work environment.
Jill also maintains an active law practice in the areas of land use and real estate, with a focus on obtaining land use entitlements for retailers, developers and property owners. She has successfully obtained entitlements for a broad range of clients, from national retailers to local family-owned shopping center developers. Jill has appeared successfully before city and county boards throughout Oregon and Washington, the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals, the Oregon Department of Transportation and the Columbia River Gorge Commission, advocating for clients involved in a variety of projects including property development, zone and comprehensive plan changes, legislative lobbying, design review, variances and appeals. She also represents borrowers in new markets tax credit financings.