Mypractice is divided between the representation of government contractors and the... more
Mypractice is divided between the representation of government contractors and the representation of employers in labor and employment matters. [a] Representation of government contractors -As a condition of contracting with the government, companies are subject to a variety of legal obligations. In particular, federal contractors and subcontractors are subject to regulations enforced by... view profile
William was born and raised on the western slopes of the Wallowa mountains in... more
William was born and raised on the western slopes of the Wallowa mountains in eastern Oregon. From there, he criss-crossed the nation, attending film school in New York City, remodeling houses in Seattle and landscaping in the San Juan Islands, before settling in Portland in 2008. His diverse background informs his litigation style, combining an agressive hands-on approach with eye towards... view profile
My trial practice focuses on defending employers and medical professionals in state... more
My trial practice focuses on defending employers and medical professionals in state and federal courts in both Oregon and Washington. I have represented employers in all types of employment discrimination claims brought in federal and state court. I am our firm's senior employment defense trial attorney. In addition to defending private employers, I have extensive experience defending municipa... view profile
I am a lifelong Oregonian. I enjoy hiking, cycling and getting out into the country.... more
I am a lifelong Oregonian. I enjoy hiking, cycling and getting out into the country. Practicing law in the mid-Willamette valley is a pleasure. It is always rewarding to help my clients solve difficultlegal problems.
First and formost I am a family man. I've been married to my lovely wife Shelly for... more
First and formost I am a family man. I've been married to my lovely wife Shelly for nearly 39 years, we have four children and seven granchilldren.Prior to starting the practice of law in 2008, I was a Director of Human Resources for 13 years in two large Oregon school districts. Before that I was a school principal for 13 years at middle and elementary schools in Oregon and a special education... view profile
I focus my practice on representing management in employment matters and HIPAA... more
I focus my practice on representing management in employment matters and HIPAA compliance. I advise companies regarding the complexity of employment laws and defend employment lawsuits in state and federal court. I frequently talk to clients about wage and hour concerns, employee privacy, personnel manuals, and noncompetition agreements.
Employment attorneys focus on the many laws concerning the relationship between employers and employees. If you feel your employer has treated you wrongly as an employee, or if you're an employer who needs to terminate an unsatisfactory employee, you may benefit from the services of an employment attorney. Some professionals, such as teachers, policemen, and pilots, belong to labor unions, which have specific negotiation and labor law procedures that protect union members. A labor attorney will know which laws apply to your particular situation and how you can take advantage of the laws to protect your rights.