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Eric K Helmy

Eric K Helmy

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Business, Intellectual Property, Contracts & Agreements, Employment & Labor

About Me



Eric is a devoted family man, recreational athlete, and conservation advocate.


He enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends, competing in triathlons, cycling, backpacking in the wilderness, windsurfing, and playing guitar.


Languages Spoken: French, German, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 50%
    13 years
  2. Business: 20%
    5 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 15%
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
  5. Employment & Labor: 5%
    5 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Contingent (35-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

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    I worked with Eric for three years and learned a great deal from him. Eric is a dedicated, intelligent, and passionate attorney who truly cares about his clients and getting them the best possible outcome.


    Ann McQuesten Corporate & Incorporation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

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    I have worked with Eric for many years. He is a very competent attorney and an asset to the legal community.


    Martin Gomez
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Northwest Business Law Group

1300 SW Park Ave #1009
Portland, OR, 97201



HILimited license to appear with local counsel201201/06/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerNorthwest Business Law Group LLC2009 - Present
AttorneyThe Helmy Law Firm, P.C.2004 - 2009
Associate AttorneyGriffin & McCandlish2002 - 2003
AssociateBlake & Duckler LLP2001 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2005 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyers' AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Buttes Development Group v. Thornburgh et alSubstantial settlement recovered.
Crosswhite v. Burney, Rigoni et al.Final resolution pending.
Al-Ameer v. BuessaSettled before trial for $55,000

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Publication NameTitleDate
Environmental LawTeeth for a paper tiger: redressing the deficiencies of the recovery provisions of the Endangered Species Act.2000


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2004
Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law SchoolEnvironmental & Natural Resources LawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Cornell UniversityEcology & Evolutionary BiologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Legal Issues for Emerging BusinessesEmployment law, intellectual property, and business formation concerns for new and emerging businesses2009