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Gordon Carey

Admiralty and maritime Attorney at Portland, OR

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  • State Years
    Oregon - OR 46 years
    Washington - WA 48 years
  • Licensed for 46 years
    State OR
    Acquired 1977
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 48 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1975
    Active No misconduct found

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Gordon T. Carey  Jr. is a partner at Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski who has more than 35 years of experience practicing law.  He is passionate about fighting for the rights of people, and he has helped a range of mariners, from merchant crew to dockworkers and other seamen.

Carey earned his juris doctor from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and became licensed to practice law in Washington State, the U.S. District Court of Washington, Oregon, the U.S. District Court of Oregon, the Ninth Circuit of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

He is committed to fighting for his clients best interests, no matter the circumstances of their situation. As a maritime law attorney, he is adamant about getting favorable results for those he serves, whether it is on the state level or the federal level. He represents clients in wrongful death, unseaworthiness and a variety of personal injury claims. 

 When he is not representing clients, Carey uses his spare time to engage in legal organizations. He is a member of several associations in the legal community, including his role as a proctor in the Maritime Law Association. 


Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski
6215 NE 31st Ave.
Portland, OR, 97211
Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski
1501 Eldridge Ave.
Bellingham, WA, 98225
Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski
800 Fifth Ave.
Seattle, WA, 98104
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Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Anderson Carey & Williams
  • 2005 - Present


  • University of Michigan Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1975
  • University of Oregon
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1972

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Providence Health Plan v. McDowell, 361 F.3d 1243 (9th Cir. 2004)
  • Stevedoring Services of America v. Ancora Transport, 506 U.S. 1043 (1993)
  • Stevedoring Services of America v. Armilla Intern., 889 F. 2d 919 (9th Cir., 1989)
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  • Maritime Law Association
  • Proctor
  • N/A
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Washington State Bar
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • OSB Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • Member
  • 1992 - 1995
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Portland Admiralty and maritime Lawyer Gordon Carey
Gordon Carey
Admiralty and maritime Attorney
Portland, OR
Licensed for 48 years