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Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt  

Legal Services | Oregon, USA

https://www.schwabe.com/
tel: 503.222.9981 | fax: 503.796.2900
PacWest Center, 1211 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1900 | Portland | Oregon | 97204 | USA


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Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt's Overview

What do you get when you're "Represented by Schwabe"? Innovative solutions from lawyers who know every deal has a dream and every risk an opportunity. A committed team that understands your industry and cares about your business. And the comprehensive resources of one of the Pacific Northwest's top law firms.

Our lawyers provide exceptional legal counsel, and that's critical. But our value goes beyond that. We don't sit around and wait for the phone to ring. We get out of the office and put on hard hats to meet clients where they are, in their industries. This helps us see around corners, spot trends and navigate approaching challenges before they become problems. That's why clients put us in the leadership circle and consider us partners in the business. Our understanding of six key ‎industry sectors - Healthcare; Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail; Natural Resources; Real Estate and Construction; Technology; and Transportation, Ports and Maritime - allows us to help clients achieve success through ideas, advice, and exceptional ‎legal counsel.

With more than 175 attorneys in eight offices, we are among the largest law firms in the region. Clients from start-ups and entrepreneurs to the Fortune 500 count on us for full-spectrum legal services to help them achieve goals throughout their business lives.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1892
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 8
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 175

Areas of Practice
  • ‎Acquisition and Disposition
  • Agency Actions and Rulemaking
  • Appellate
  • Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights and Corporate Restructuring
  • Business and Corporate
  • Business Transitions
  • Condemnation
  • Corporate Formation and Governance
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment, Labor and Benefits
  • Environmental Compliance and Safety
  • Environmental Regulation and Litigation ‎
  • Finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Immigration
  • Indian Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Business
  • IP Litigation
  • Labor
  • Land Use and Entitlement ‎
  • Leasing
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Non-Compete and Trade Secrets
  • Patents
  • Plant Development, Facility Siting and Permitting
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Lands and Endangered Species
  • Real Estate
  • Securities and Finance
  • Tax
  • Tax Controversy
  • Tax Planning
  • Trademarks, Copyrights, Marketing and ‎Advertising
  • Transactions, Licensing and E-commerce
  • Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Wage and Hour
  • Water Law
Professionals

Partners

Nika Aldrich

Nika F. AldrichShareholder

Al AuYeung

Al AuYeungShareholder


David Axelrod

David W. AxelrodShareholder


Matthew Bisturis

Matthew BisturisShareholder

Carson Bowler

Carson BowlerShareholder


Lisa Cincotta

Lisa CincottaChief Information Officer


Michael Cohen

Michael A. CohenShareholder

Larry Costich

Larry A. CostichShareholder


Sara Cotton

Sara C. CottonShareholder

Graciela Gomez Cowger

Graciela Gomez CowgerChief Executive Officer


Farron Curry

Farron CurryShareholder


Robert Dayton

Robert D. DaytonShareholder

James F. Dulcich

James F. DulcichShareholder

David Ebel

David R. EbelShareholder


Jeffrey Eden

Jeffrey S. EdenShareholder

Dan Eller

Dan EllerShareholder

John

John "Jack" R. Faust, Jr.Retired Shareholder


Colin Folawn

Colin FolawnShareholder

Steve Ford

Steve S. FordShareholder


Denise Gaskin

Denise GaskinChief Operating Officer


Ryen Godwin

Ryen GodwinShareholder

Walter Grebe

Walter H. GrebeRetired Shareholder


Troy Greenfield

Troy GreenfieldShareholder

John Guinasso

John D. GuinassoShareholder

Kelly Hagan

Kelly T. HaganShareholder


Kurt Hansen

Kurt F. HansenShareholder


Terry Hauck

Terry C. HauckShareholder

Anna Helton

Anna HeltonShareholder

Molly Henry

Molly HenryShareholder


Dave Hepler

Dave A. HeplerShareholder

Jeff Hern

Jeff HernShareholder


Peter Heuser

Peter E. HeuserShareholder

Joseph Hobson

Joseph HobsonShareholder

Margaret Hoffmann

Margaret HoffmannRetired Shareholder



Kirk Johansen

Kirk JohansenShareholder

Robert Joseph

Robert E. JosephRetired Shareholder


Sara Kobak

Sara KobakShareholder


Aaron Laing

Aaron M. LaingShareholder

Andrew Lee

Andrew LeeShareholder


Philip Lempriere

Philip LempriereShareholder

Tia Lewis

Tia M. LewisShareholder


Mark Long

Mark A. LongChair Emeritus and Shareholder


Bradley Maier

Bradley D. MaierShareholder

Nathan Maki

Nathan R. MakiShareholder


Mark Manulik

Mark A. ManulikShareholder


Lindsey McReynolds

Lindsey McReynoldsChief Client Relations Officer

Alison Moss

Alison MossShareholder

Brian Nakashima

Brian NakashimaChief Financial Officer


William Ohle

William J. OhleShareholder

Peter Osborne

Peter L. OsborneRetired Shareholder


Joel Parker

Joel A. ParkerShareholder

Wesley Parker

Wesley E. ParkerShareholder


Alex Poust

Alex I. PoustShareholder


Reginald Ratliff

Reginald RatliffShareholder

Herbert Ray

Herbert RayShareholder

Lawrence Ream

Lawrence R. ReamShareholder


Milt Reimers

Milt ReimersShareholder

Kent Roberts

Kent RobertsShareholder


Donald Russo

Donald RussoShareholder


Lisa Schaures

Lisa E. SchauresShareholder

Marc Sellers

Marc K. SellersShareholder


Paige Spratt

Paige B. SprattShareholder

Mark Stayer

Mark A. StayerShareholder


Joseph Straus

Joseph J. StrausShareholder

Ryan Strauss

Ryan N. StraussShareholder

Stephen Sullivan

Stephen SullivanShareholder


Anne Talcott

Anne M. TalcottShareholder

Lance Termes

Lance TermesShareholder


Thomas Tongue

Thomas TongueShareholder

Jay Waldron

Jay T. WaldronShareholder

Kelly Walsh

Kelly M. WalshShareholder


Katherine Wax

Katherine WaxShareholder

M. John Way

M. John WayShareholder

D. Joe Willis

D. Joe WillisShareholder



Associates

Of Counsel

Jean Ohman Back

Jean Ohman BackOf Counsel

Frank Erisman

Frank ErismanOf Counsel



Thomas Triplett

Thomas M. TriplettRetired Senior Counsel


Jonathan Ward

Jonathan WardSenior Counsel

Jason Wrubleski

Jason WrubleskiSenior Counsel

Linda Zachariah

Linda ZachariahSenior Counsel


Other

David Aldred

David T. AldredSenior Paralegal

Judith Baker

Judith BakerParalegal

David Bartz, Jr.

David F. Bartz, Jr.Chair Emeritus


Karri Kuenzli Bradley, Ph.D.

Karri Kuenzli Bradley, Ph.D.Industry Group Leader

Arnold Brown

Arnold BrownIndustry Group Leader

Cindy Bryan, RP

Cindy L. Bryan, RPSenior Paralegal


Jennifer Campbell

Jennifer CampbellIndustry Group Leader

Julie Chapman

Julie M. ChapmanSenior Paralegal

Kai Davies

Kai DaviesParalegal


Scott Eads

Scott D. EadsIndustry Group Leader

Stacie Fellows

Stacie R. FellowsSenior Paralegal

Brien Flanagan

Brien J. FlanaganIndustry Group Leader


Cindee Gannon

Cindee GannonSenior Paralegal

Cristy Gray

Cristy GraySenior Paralegal


Gretchen Guinasso

Gretchen D. GuinassoSenior Paralegal

Joanne Hall

Joanne W. HallSenior Paralegal

Tracy Hamblet

Tracy HambletSenior Paralegal



Stephanie Holmberg

Stephanie HolmbergIndustry Group Leader

Gigi Hoover

Gigi HooverSenior Paralegal

Sally Houk

Sally HoukSenior Paralegal


MaryAnn Ivie

MaryAnn IvieSenior Paralegal

Noah Jarrett

Noah JarrettIndustry Group Leader

Heather Kulin

Heather KulinSenior Paralegal


Enoy Lawless-Lewerenz

Enoy Lawless-LewerenzSenior Paralegal

Aileen Lee

Aileen LeeSenior Paralegal

Deric Luoto

Deric L. LuotoLegal Investigator


Christine Pavlyk

Christine M. PavlykSenior Paralegal

Allison Pentheny

Allison L. PenthenySenior Paralegal


Meghan Ridenour

Meghan RidenourBusiness Development Specialist


Cory Sabin

Cory A. SabinParalegal

Lynn Scardina

Lynn ScardinaParalegal

Kathy Severns

Kathy J. SevernsSenior Paralegal


Larry E. Smith

Larry E. SmithFederal Affairs Lobbyist


Derek Watson

Derek WatsonParalegal

Steve Yates

Steve YatesAttorney


Articles

Op-ed: Blockchain Has the Power to Transform the Patient Experience
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, June 2019

Brenna K. Legaard is a registered patent attorney with Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt. Legaard wrote the following op-ed on the use of blockchain technology in health care.    When health care professionals and consumers think of blockchain, their minds very likely go to famous cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. But blockchain technology can be applied to so much more, including to the field of health care. Blockchain, at its core, is essentially a system that records transactions that are maintained across several computers that are linked in a network...

Covered by the Clean Water Act and WOTUS? Maybe Not Anymore.
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, December 2018

In December of 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) released their much-anticipated draft proposed rule to re-write the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) (“2018 Rule”). The definition of WOTUS establishes the scope of agency jurisdiction over waters and wetlands under the Clean Water Act (CWA). This 2018 Rule follows years of uncertainty as to the scope of CWA jurisdiction that has included nationwide litigation and multiple Supreme Court decisions...

All articles submitted by Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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