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  1. Litigation: 100%
    44 years

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Miller Nash LLP

111 S.W. Fifth Avenue, Suite 3400
Portland, OR, 97204-3699


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
RecognitionChambers USA2014
Litigation StarBenchmark Litigation2014
Banking & Finance LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2014
RecognitionChambers USA2013
Litigation StarBenchmark Litigation2013
ListedWho's Who In American Law2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerOregon Super Lawyers2012
Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2012
Leader in their Field - LitigationChambers USA2012
Leadership in LawDaily Journal of Commerce2011
Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2011
Leader in their Field - LitigationChambers USA2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Super LawyerOregon Super Lawyers2011
Leader in their Field - LitigationChambers USA2010
Judge James M. Burns Federal Practice AwardFederal Bar Association, District of Oregon2010
Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerOregon Super Lawyers2010
Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerOregon Super Lawyers2009
Leader in their Field - LitigationChambers USA2009
Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerOregon Super Lawyers2008
Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2007
Super LawyerOregon Super Lawyers2007
Special President's Award of AppreciationOregon State Bar2006
Super LawyerOregon Super Lawyers2006
Certificate of AppreciationAmerican Board of Trial AdvocatesN/A
Certificate of AppreciationOregon Association of Defense CounselN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMiller Nash LLP1973 - Present
AssociateVeatch Lovett & Stiner1971 - 1973
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Oregon State BarMember1971 - Present
International Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
American Bar FoundationMemberN/A
Multnomah Athletic ClubMember, Past PresidentN/A
Lawyers Campaign for Equal JusticeAdvisory BoardN/A
Pacific Crest Outward Bound SchoolPast Advisory Board MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Breach of Contract for Sale of Real Estate.Succesful
Breach of Furniture Dealer License.Successful
Breach of Real Estate Partnership Agreement.Successful Defense
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Publication nameTitleDate
Persuasive Advocacy in Labor and Employment LawBut What if I Rarely Go to Trial?2010
Vancouver Business JournalNeed a lawyer? Choose an advocate, not a ‘litigator' or ‘junkyard dog'2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
University of OregonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1967
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MBA EventWinning Approaches to Opening Statements & Closing Arguments2012
Oregon State Bar Commercial Litigation Section's Annual MeetingProblems in Mergers and Acquisitions—or How to Recognize the Scum Bag Manual!2011
13th Annual Oregon State Bar Trial Advocacy CollegePersuasive Advocacy2011
Young Lawyers CLEMaking the Most of Discovery in Federal Court2010
15th Annual Litigation Institute & RetreatPersuasive Advocacy from Quintillion to Tigar2008