Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Legal Services | Oregon, USA
tel: 541.749.4044 | fax: 541.330.1153
360 SW Bond Street, Suite 500 | Bend | Oregon | 97702 | USA

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.

Lawyers Worldwide: 175

Areas of Practice

Professionals

Partners

Dan  Eller

Dan Eller

Shareholder
Dave A. Hepler

Dave A. Hepler

Shareholder
Tia M. Lewis

Tia M. Lewis

Shareholder
Craig G. Russillo

Craig G. Russillo

Shareholder
Matthew  Singer

Matthew Singer

Shareholder
Lance  Termes

Lance Termes

Shareholder
Thomas M. Triplett

Thomas M. Triplett

Retired Shareholder
Jay T. Waldron

Jay T. Waldron

Shareholder
D. Joe  Willis

D. Joe Willis

Retired Shareholder

Associates

Josh  Dennis

Josh Dennis

Associate

Of Counsel

Gary T. Bruce

Gary T. Bruce

Of Counsel
Adam  Smith

Adam Smith

Of Counsel

Other

Cindee  Gannon

Cindee Gannon

Senior Paralegal

Articles

Latest Federal Court Cases, 6/21/22

University of Massachusetts v. L’Oréal S.A., Appeal No. 2021-1969 (Fed. Cir. June 13, 2022) In an appeal from the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, the Federal Circuit addressed (1) whether the district court relied on the proper claim construction to arrive at its indefiniteness conclusion; and (2) whether UMass was entitled to jurisdictional discovery before the district court granted a motion to dismiss based on lack of personal jurisdiction.  The Federal Circuit overruled the district court on both rulings, vacating the indefiniteness ruling and the dismissal without jurisdictional discovery...

OP-ED: Large Cities Preparing to Allow Middle Housing in Residential Areas

In 2019, the Oregon Legislature passed House Bill 2001, which was aimed at providing more affordable housing to Oregonians. To achieve that goal, HB 2001 made it easier to build denser housing in residential zones by requiring medium-size cities to allow duplexes on each lot or parcel zoned for residential use that allows single-family homes. It also requires large cities and cities in the Portland-metro region to allow middle housing types such as duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, cottage clusters, and townhouses in residential areas. In essence, HB 2001 mandates the allowance of denser, more affordable homes in residential areas...

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Press

Chambers USA Honors Schwabe in 2022 Rankings

June 2, 2022 – Today, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt P.C., a leading Pacific Northwest law firm, announced that nine of the firm’s practice areas and 24 of its lawyers have been recognized for excellence by Chambers & Partners in its 2022 rankings. Schwabe’s Intellectual Property practice received Chambers’ highest band ranking for the seventh year in a row as an “acclaimed IP practice capable of providing a wide range of patent, trademark, copyright and licensing advice.” Three new individual lawyers were also recognized...

Federal Court Rules Against Port on Harbor Fee

June 2, 2022 – Today, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt P.C., a leading Pacific Northwest law firm, announced that nine of the firm’s practice areas and 24 of its lawyers have been recognized for excellence by Chambers & Partners in its 2022 rankings. Schwabe’s Intellectual Property practice received Chambers’ highest band ranking for the seventh year in a row as an “acclaimed IP practice capable of providing a wide range of patent, trademark, copyright and licensing advice.” Three new individual lawyers were also recognized...

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