I am a trial lawyer and litigator. My practice focuses on appellate law, health law,... more
I am a trial lawyer and litigator. My practice focuses on appellate law, health law, medical malpractice defense, and professional liability defense. I have been admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and Tenth Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court. I am a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Layers and wa... view profile
I amthe Portland Branch Office Lead Member for Williams Kastner.I specialize in... more
I amthe Portland Branch Office Lead Member for Williams Kastner.I specialize in general civil litigation with an emphasis on health care, professional, commercial, and product liability issues. I havebeen listed in Best Lawyersin the area of Medical Malpractice Law since 2007, and have been named to Super Lawyers by Law Politicsmagazine since 2007. I have been lead counsel in more than ... view profile
Tom Tongue is a partner at Dunn Carney and has served as the Litigation Group... more
Tom Tongue is a partner at Dunn Carney and has served as the Litigation Group Practice Leader. His practice centers around complex civil litigation and health law. Tom is Past President of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), the most distinguished group of trial lawyers in America and Canada. Tom was elected a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1993. Tom was selecte... view profile
In the summer of 1965, Jonathan and Deanne Ater drove a Volkswagen bus from New... more
In the summer of 1965, Jonathan and Deanne Ater drove a Volkswagen bus from New Haven to Portland, where Jonathan had a clerkship with Chief Judge Gus Solomon. The next year, Jonathan started his law practice with the firm today known as Ater Wynne LLP. The firms history goes back to the legendary Portland lawyer, CES Wood, whose famous words surround the Skidmore Fountain: Good citizens are th... view profile
Provide outside general counsel services for established and emerging businesses,... more
Provide outside general counsel services for established and emerging businesses, and also specialize in problem solving and regulatory guidance for health care companies and health care professionals.
Health care law covers hospital and healthcare administration—how the health care services you need are managed and delivered to you. Health care attorneys understand the health care industry and the roles of hospitals, doctors, nurses, dentists, physical therapists, and pharmacists. They know the latest drug therapies, medical procedures, and medical technologies. If you need medical care, health care attorneys can help you discover what services are available to you and how you can pay for them using private medical insurance plans, Medicaid or Medicare, or a combination of plans.