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Cheryl founded Rath Legal in 2012 and co-founded Pearl Legal Group in 2009. Between 1998 and 2009, Cheryl  served for six years as a Senior Executive at InFocus Corporation and for five years as an Associate at Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt.  At Rath Legal, Cheryl provides personalized outside general counsel services to businesses and assists individuals with their business, employment, IP, litigation and regulatory compliance matters. 


Contact info

Rath Legal

1631 NE Broadway
Portland, OR, 97232

Practice areas


  1. General Practice: 25%
  2. Contracts: 20%
  3. International Law: 10%
  4. Licensing: 10%
  5. Other: 35%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Father's Award for Outstanding Female AthleteUniversity of Pennsylvania1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderRath Legal2012 - Present
Co-CEO and Board MemberMotif Corp. - Licensing Joint Venture2007 - Present
Co-Founder and ShareholderPearl Legal Group, PC2009 - 2012
Senior Director Legal & AdministrationInFocus Corporation2004 - 2009
AssociateSchwabe Williamson & Wyatt1998 - 2004
Law ClerkCox & Peterson Attorneys at Law1994 - 1997
CoachLewis & Clark College1992 - 1995
Assistant Basketball CoachUniversity of Pennsylvania1990 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Northeast United Soccer AssociationBoard Member and Competitive Director2011 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Oregon Women Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Oregon State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
University of Oregon Law Student Bar AssociationPresident1997 - 1998
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Time Oil v. Cummings TransferClient Time Oil awarded Judgment for 100% of it's environmental cleanup costs.
InFocus v. SubmediaClient awarded 100% of its damages claim plus interest, costs and fees on Summary Judgment.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Massachusetts, AmherstSport ManagementMS - Master of Science1991
University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and SciencesCommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1989