Luke Reese focuses his litigation practice on defending employers in state and federal courts throughout Oregon. He helps his clients achieve cost effective results through trial and, when appropriate, alternative forms of dispute resolution. Mr. Reese also provides human resource consultation to all sizes of employers to help prevent employee lawsuits.
In addition to representing private employers, Mr. Reese defends public entities from all types of tort and constitutional claims. This includes defending school districts in suits brought under Section 1983, Title IX, the IDEA and other claims filed by students and teachers.
Mr. Reese is a Board Member with the Boys & Girls Club of Salem, Marion and Polk Counties and volunteers with the local YWCA. In 2009 he was recognized as an Oregon Super Lawyer Rising Star. Mr. Reese joined the firm as an associate in 2007.
Licensed since 2007
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Oregon State Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|United States District Court for the District of Oregon||N/A||2007 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Boys & Girls Club of Salem, Marion and Polk Counties||Board Member||N/A|
|Make-A-Wish Oregon||Ambassador, Board Member||N/A|
|Willamette University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Santa Clara University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|