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Jeff Eden, Ryan Boyle Join Schwabe's Products Liability Litigation Group

April 25, 2011


This month, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt hired experienced products liability trial attorney Jeff Eden and associate Ryan Boyle. Both attorneys previously worked at another local firm. In addition to Eden and Boyle, Senior Paralegal Tammy Armentrout and legal secretary Elisha Treacy, both also formerly of the same firm, have joined Schwabe.

"This is truly a stellar team and we are very excited to add their experience to Schwabe's strong litigation practice," said Mark Long, managing partner at Schwabe.

Eden comes to Schwabe with 25 years of experience practicing law and will continue to focus his practice in the area of products liability litigation. He also has extensive experience in a broad range of civil litigation including products liability, professional liability and catastrophic injury. He has successfully tried more than 80 jury trials in the state and federal courts of Oregon and Washington. Eden has been selected by his peers as an Oregon Super Lawyer (2007 – 2011) and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America (2007 – 2011) for his work in products liability litigation. He graduated from Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College, with a juris doctor degree.

Boyle focuses his practice on products liability defense, personal and catastrophic injuries, and toxic torts. He has represented product manufacturing clients, defended large grocery retailers, pharmacy chains, retail outlets and general contractors in employer liability law cases. He also represents clients in the arts, entertainment and sports industries. Boyle was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine (2008 – 2010) and graduated from the University of Oregon Law School with a juris doctor degree.

Armentrout has more than 30 years of complex litigation experience as a paralegal in the areas of product liability, drug and medical device liability, and environmental contamination, and is proficient in e-discovery. Treacy has served as a legal secretary for more than 12 years.