Bill Abrams protects his clients’ intellectual property by providing advice on strategy, management, and risk in litigation as a first-chair trial and appellate lawyer.
Katherine “Kate” Acosta counsels clients on a variety of employment concerns. With both state and federal trial experience, Kate is adept at the various stages of litigation.
David has almost 20 years’ experience in all aspects of complex litigation and case management in a variety of practice areas, including intellectual property, medical malpractice, professional malpractice, employment, and professional staff matters.
Nika Aldrich helps clients protect intellectual property in complex, highstakes litigations.
Whether it is researching legal issues, drafting contracts, or providing clients with targeted advice, Thomas uses his legal acumen, creative approach, and experience in the healthcare industry to reach success with his clients.
Dave Anderson helps clients throughout Oregon’s diverse industries litigate business disputes and resolve succession issues.
Al AuYeung provided intellectual property counsel prior to his retirement in June 2021.
David Axelrod guides businesses and individuals in technology, healthcare and other sectors through litigation-driven challenges and opportunities with long-term implications for their business.
Jean Back brings more than 25 years of experience in helping manufacturers and technology-focused employers solve solutions to complicated employment scenarios.
Michelle Baird-Johnson directs the firm-wide acquisition of lawyer talent in conjunction with the firm’s strategic plan, from law students to practicing attorneys.
Judith Baker’s concentration is in estate planning, probate and trust administration, and business law.
Dave Bartz helps transportation and construction businesses throughout the Pacific Northwest resolve disputes, gain approvals and keep projects moving forward.
Lee Baxter is an Alaskan litigator who works closely with Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs), tribal and state governments, public entities, and companies throughout the state of Alaska.
Michael helps clients ranging from early and late stage startups, as well as mid-sized and Fortune 500 corporations to tackle issues with patents.
Stephanie Berntsen provides proactive, common-sense advice on employment issues for companies operating in the Pacific Northwest.
Alex Bish strives to provide his clients with solution-oriented strategies and delivers a personal approach to litigation.
Matt Bisturis helps companies and their owners navigate the legal challenges that come with establishing, growing, operating and eventually transitioning their businesses.
Steven Blair helps companies protect computer science innovations in the United States and overseas.
Eric Blank helps clients with intellectual property matters in computer and other electronics industries.
Carson Bowler deals with environmental challenges in both Oregon and Washington.
Blake's experience in mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending, securities offerings and corporate governance allows him to provide practical advice and find sophisticated solutions to complex issues.
Dave Boyajian is a licensed captain who speaks the same language as his maritime clients.
Rebecca Boyette helps clients in the healthcare and manufacturing and distribution industries navigate the bumpy road of employment law.
Justin Brask helps clients navigate intellectual property challenges by providing them with a broad range of patent related services.
Arnold Brown has been a successful technology entrepreneur, in-house and outside counsel, and leader of technology standards-setting organizations.
Gary Bruce works with hospitals, health systems, and other health care organizations to find practical and patient-focused solutions to complex challenges.
Kristine Calhoun is a senior paralegal in Schwabe’s Intellectual Property practice group. She has more than 20 years of trademark and copyright experience.
Carmen Calzacorta helps public, private and family-owned businesses with their business and corporate needs, ranging from corporate governance, board and executive management, mergers, acquisitions and other transitions, to securities law compliance, corporate finance, manufacturing supply chain transactions and other transactions.
Jennifer Campbell leads a firm-wide team of attorneys focused on serving Washington and Oregon manufacturing, distribution and retail companies.
CaroLea Casas works with a variety of businesses throughout the Northwest to develop creative solutions to tough litigation challenges.
Julie Chapman supports attorneys in complex civil litigation cases, including condemnation, construction and commercial litigation.
Shubeena is a Ph.D. Patent Specialist with experience drafting and prosecuting patents in a wide range of scientific and technical fields.
Lisa Cincotta serves as Schwabe’s Chief Information Officer, with overall responsibility for guiding firm-wide technology initiatives and ensuring that they are client-focused.
Patrick Cleary represents clients on a wide variety of real estate and business transactions.
Mike Cofield has helped technology businesses, including several innovative Fortune 500 companies in Silicon Forest, Silicon Valley, Seattle and other technology hubs across the nation, prepare and file both U.S. patent applications and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications.
Mike Cohen specializes in brand management and protection.
Steven Cooper uses his business and tax law knowledge to provide clients with legal counsel.
Annyika (Nyika) Corbett works collaboratively with clients to find the most efficient ways to resolve their business and employment disputes.
Larry Costich is a real estate transactional attorney with a strong background in land use and natural resource law.
Sara is an experienced commercial litigator known for obtaining results in and out of the courtroom.
As Chief Executive Offer at Schwabe, I focus on keeping our clients at the center of all we do, leveraging my training as an engineer to deliver efficiencies to our clients and our processes, and bringing diversity of thought to a historically slow-changing industry.
Brendan Crowley works closely with operators, managers, regional and national developers, and institutional investors to bring their commercial real estate projects to fruition.
Farron Curry is an experienced litigator who helps Schwabe’s clients prevail in and prevent business and employment-related disputes.
Janna Davydova advises timber investment management organizations (TIMOs), regional timber companies, and a variety of other private and nonprofit forestland owners and operators regarding acquisitions, dispositions and management of timberlands and mill sites.
Bob Dayton helps individuals, couples and business owners plan their estates and inter-generational transfers of assets and wealth, including all aspects of state and federal gift, estate and income tax planning.
Josh Dennis advises construction companies of all sizes through the many stages of the litigation process.
Ashley Donnell assists clients, inventors and attorneys in preparing and filing documents with the United States Patent Office.
Jason Douthit works with employers and benefits consultants to unravel employee benefits questions.
Jim Dulcich is an experienced transactional attorney who represents clients on a wide variety of real estate and business transactions.
Ryan Dumm helps commercial, civil and residential construction companies assess risk, negotiate transactions and resolve disputes.
Schwabe’s IP Litigation group leader Scott Eads has defended his clients’ key intellectual property rights in district courts across the United States for over 25 years.
David Ebel helps clients resolve disputes in securities, financial services and business matters.
Jeff Eden draws on his diverse civil litigation background to help clients resolve disputes, whether by means of negotiated agreements or contested hearings.
Dan Eller assists clients with tax and business law issues in both transactions and controversies.
John R. "Jack" Faust, Jr., now retired but available to us as a consultant, is an experienced appellate attorney and business litigator who remains highly regarded throughout Oregon.
Brien Flanagan helps manufacturers, marine terminals and public ports obtain the permits, authorizations and financing they need to develop state-of-the-art facilities.
Colin Folawn helps clients resolve complex disputes, often involving the maritime and technology industries.
Michelle Folse assists clients with a broad spectrum of personnel and employment law matters.
Erin Forbes works closely with her clients to navigate their land use and environmental matters.
Greg Fullem has earned a reputation for excellence, thoroughness and diplomacy in helping clients address complex natural resources and environmental issues.
Employment Group co-leader Amanda Gamblin offers practical advice for the unique employment issues that arise in the construction and maritime industries.
Cindee Gannon is a paralegal working with the firm's business transaction, corporate finance and securities groups.
Michael Garone has been engaged for over 40 years in high level administrative, trial, and appellate litigation in multiple state and federal courts with a special emphasis in traditional labor and employment law.
Mick Gillette served for 25 years on the Oregon Supreme Court before joining Schwabe.
Ryan focuses his practice in the areas of environmental law and construction law.
Cristy Gray has over 25 years of experience in litigation involving product liability, personal injury, insurance defense, antitrust, securities, construction law, appeals, workers' compensation, medical malpractice, alcohol regulatory, ERISA and labor and employment law.
Walter Grebe is a retired shareholder who served as Schwabe’s Principal Executive Officer for eight years.
Troy Greenfield brings a unique perspective and skill set to his clients’ business deals.
John Guinasso represents real estate owners, managers and tenants.
Kelly Hagan has practiced on the cutting edge of healthcare innovation for more than 25 years.
Dave Hailey represents sophisticated commercial real estate and corporate clients in complex real estate and business transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and leasing throughout Washington.
For over 28 years, Joanne has assisted attorneys in probate and trust administration and with the preparation and filing of estate and gift tax returns. She has worked for firms in California, Oregon and Washington.
Tyler advises on all facets of U.S. and international trademark law, from trademark selection and registration, to enforcement and licensing.
Tracy is a paralegal with over 20 years of paralegal experience in a variety of legal areas.
Kelly Hamilton is a litigation paralegal with over 20 years of experience in the legal field.
Angie Hanslovan focuses her work on condemnation and real property litigation.
Darius Hartwell represents a broad spectrum of clients in debt and equity finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law.
Since coming to Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt in 1972, Terry Hauck has focused his practice in the area of real estate law.
Anna Helton helps companies efficiently and effectively resolve business disputes.
Brandi Henley has extensive knowledge and background in patent docketing as well as obtaining foreign filing licenses.
Molly Henry represents vessel owners and operators of all sizes, from fishing boats, to tugs and barges, to deep draught vessels.
Dave Hepler helps clients lease, purchase, sell, and finance real property throughout Oregon and Washington.
Michael Herbst protects the interests of privately held businesses in complex corporate and commercial transactions.
Jeff Hern assists companies in the manufacturing, healthcare, and natural resources industries in litigation and regulatory matters.
Joe Hobson has been practicing business and organization law, helping design and develop small business and public and private institutions and associations for 40 years.
Margaret Hoffmann works primarily in the drug and medical device arena, assisting pharmaceutical companies in mass tort litigation as well as lawsuits filed within the state of Oregon.
As leader of Schwabe’s Real Estate and Construction industry group and as a Shareholder in the firm's Litigation Department, Stephanie Holmberg helps owners, developers, contractors and design professionals resolve disputes at the administrative level and in state and federal courts.
Gigi Hoover has worked in the intellectual property field since 2000, assisting attorneys with all aspects of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution.
Ralph Hoppin has over 25 years of experience working with technology clients to prepare and prosecute U.S. and international patent applications.
Sally Houk has worked at Schwabe since 1982, and joined the patent group in 2002.
Christopher Howard is a strategically minded litigator who can and will take the appropriate case to trial.
Elizabeth works with companies and individuals to navigate complex natural resource and environmental regulations and to obtain permits and authorizations. She also defends and resolves enforcement and regulatory actions from environmental and natural resources agencies in Oregon.
Lillian (Lily) Hubbard helps clients navigate all stages of litigation. From investigations to discovery to appeal, Lily works with all types of clients—including large public companies, tribal entities, and individuals—to provide them with the most value while best meeting their needs.
Aukjen (pronounced “owk-yen”) is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer with more than 17 years of experience in administrative, state, federal, and appellate courts.
MaryAnne Ivie is a registered paralegal with over 30 years of experience.
Noah Jarrett advises and advocates for maritime, railroad and construction companies across Oregon and Washington.
Kirk Johansen devotes the majority of his law practice to clients in the forest products industry.
Bob Joseph joined Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt in 1965. Since that time, he has developed a national reputation for his knowledge and understanding of insurance regulations, particularly the generation and application of rates and forms.
Katie Kelly has experience representing clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including torts, contract disputes, federal investigations and arbitration proceedings.
Jeff Keohane counsels corporations, tribal governments, and individuals on environmental and natural resources issues, including water rights, redevelopment and energy matters.
Nikos Klingenberg provides clients with the groundwork for making land use and real estate decisions.
Clients facing high-stakes appellate litigation turn to Sara Kobak for experienced representation and compelling advocacy.
Don Krahmer, Jr. is a trusted advisor to many of the Pacific Northwest’s leading companies, executives, entrepreneurs and investors.
Manufacturers, retailers and property owners in the Pacific Northwest rely on Allison Krashan to help them successfully defend injury and damage claims.
Heather Kulin has nearly two decades of experience helping clients obtain and maintain intellectual protection.
Aaron Laing helps property owners, developers and investors navigate Washington’s increasingly complex land use regulatory framework.
Anna Laird uses her engineering degree and experience working for both state and federal environmental agencies to advise clients on environmental regulatory compliance, including permitting requirements and procedures.
Shonee Langford helps his clients navigate Oregon and Washington water laws.
Enoy Lawless-Lewerenz is a patent prosecution paralegal with Schwabe's Intellectual Property (IP) practice group.
Sarah Lawson works with tribal governments and tribal entities to achieve self-governance and economic development goals while protecting tribal resources and sovereignty.
Aileen Lee is a patent prosecution paralegal in the Intellectual Property group.
Andy Lee specializes in appellate advocacy and motion practice in high stakes litigation.
Davis Leigh is a litigator who counsels clients on a wide array of issues.
Philip Lempriere’s legal experience coupled with his time serving as both a deck cadet and third officer aboard U.S. ships uniquely positions him to understand clients’ admiralty and maritime legal issues.
Tia Lewis has over 22 years of experience assisting clients throughout Central Oregon in the areas of real estate, land use, permitting and due diligence.
Trevor Livingston counsels clients in a wide variety of commercial and finance transactions, including debt and equity securities offerings, asset sales and purchases, and mergers and acquisitions.
Darien Loiselle leads a comprehensive construction practice for Schwabe’s Construction and Design Group.
Mark Long helps public, private and non-profit companies make sound decisions on the governance, structure and finance issues that drive their futures.
Amanda Loupin-Bartlett provides practical business advice to companies of all sizes and stages, ranging from start-ups and local family-owned businesses to large multinational corporations.
Lisa Lowe is committed to delivering value in all aspects of her diverse practice, which serves both ports and estate planning clients.
Deric has conducted case investigations for numerous different industry clients spanning the seven Western United States over his 32 year career at Schwabe
Samantha helps individual clients with estate planning, probate and trust administration.
Malcolm MacWilliamson counsels clients on general litigation matters. A skilled legal writer, he fluently drafts persuasive memoranda, briefs, summaries, and other legal documents and arguments.
Bradley Maier is an international business and compliance attorney who helps clients make sense of constantly changing U.S. immigration and customs laws.
Over the course of his career, Mark Manulik has represented developers, owners, investors and lenders with respect to virtually every aspect of commercial real estate practice.
Bert Markovich has defended his clients in more than 100 trials through verdict, obtaining favorable results in over 90%.
Connie Sue Martin helps Indian tribes, ports, companies of all sizes and individuals address environmental contamination and restore injured natural resources.
Lindsey McReynolds is responsible for keeping clients at the center of all the firm does.
Jessie Minger represents clients in probate, trust, and protective proceeding administration and litigation and for whom her primary goal is to safeguard her clients’ interests.
Treja Miranda helps clients resolve complex disputes through various stages of litigation.
Robert J. Misulich represents Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs), tribes, and small businesses in a broad range of matters, including company formation and governance, shareholder meetings and proxy solicitations, employment law, and economic development, including compliance with the regulations governing the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Section 8(a) Business Development Program.
Mike Moore helps technology companies throughout the Northwest obtain patent protection for innovations in computer and software technologies.
Alison Moss helps private residential and commercial developers, contractors, local governments, ports and individuals navigate complex land use and dispute resolution issues throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Adam Murray counsels clients in the ports and maritime and real estate and construction industries through the many facets of dispute resolution and casualty response.
Brian Nakashima knows how to keep financial services firms running smoothly and efficiently—ensuring that costs stay low and service levels high.
Bill Ohle brings a strong industry background to representing public utilities and industries in state and federal regulatory matters.
Rosa Ostrom counsels clients of all sizes through the many stages of the litigation process, focusing on maritime, product liability, manufacturing, and construction issues.
Bailey Oswald represents clients on a wide variety of real estate transactions.
Joel Parker has a well-earned reputation for excellence in helping clients resolve disputes related to real estate and natural resources.
Wes Parker helps clients patent inventions and manage intellectual property assets.
Christine Pavlyk has been working in the intellectual property field for over 20 years.
Tom Payne works with clients on an array of employment, labor and benefits issues. Prior to joining Schwabe, he was a law clerk for Magistrate Judge John V. Acosta in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.
Allison Pentheny assists clients in the areas of U.S. and foreign trademark and copyright prosecution and enforcement, IP due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, and domain name and website issues.
Anthony Phillips assists with trademark matters both international and domestic, including clearance, prosecution and maintenance.
Steven Prewitt guides manufacturing companies and research institutions through the cycle of technology development, protection, commercialization, and enforcement of intellectual property to maximize value.
Lisa Puccinelli is a patent paralegal in Schwabe’s Intellectual Property practice group, where she assists with U.S. and foreign patent prosecution.
Vladimir Raskin focuses his practice in the area of intellectual property.
Bert Ray helps clients navigate the myriad of issues facing the transportation, ports and maritime industry. His diverse legal background and commitment to understanding the intricacies of his clients’ needs results in a multifaceted approach to translating problems into workable solutions.
Larry Ream guides his clients through the complex process of Chapter 11 bankruptcies, receiverships, foreclosures and creditor workouts.
Milt Reimers helps clients navigate a broad array of real estate and land use matters, including acquisition, permitting/entitlement, development, leasing and dispute resolution.
Dawn Rhoads has worked exclusively in intellectual property since 1999, with an emphasis on patent prosecution.
Amanda Riggio diligently counsels clients on an array of legal matters affecting real estate and corporate transactions, including entity formation and drafting corporate agreements.
Kent Roberts helps maritime and transportation businesses in the Pacific Northwest structure transactions, resolve disputes and control risks for successful projects.
Russ focuses on assisting privately held businesses and entrepreneurs with their business and transactional needs, including advising on real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and financings; mergers and acquisitions; and a wide range of commercial agreements and strategic partnerships.
Mike Robinson represents home builders, hospitals, office developers and municipalities.
Liz Russell works closely with our clients to understand and meeting their billing guidelines, create pricing and alternative fee arrangements specific to their needs, and to share insights and ideas.
Since 1997, Craig Russillo has been helping clients resolve complex commercial disputes, particularly with respect to borrowing, lending and real estate.
Don Russo works with private parties and public entities on the purchase and sale of both commercial and industrial real estate property.
Cory Sabin is a paralegal with Schwabe’s Environmental practice group. He focuses on complex environment and natural resources research and analysis, as well as assisting attorneys with all stages of litigation.
Sara Sayles is an accomplished real estate transactional attorney with a diverse set of skills and experience working in multiple jurisdictions.
Elizabeth Schleuning helps clients comply with the ever-changing laws governing employment and defends them vigorously at trial when needed.
Maria has been practicing in the areas of Estate Planning and Administration since 2007.
Jessie Schuh serves clients ranging from individuals and closely held businesses to national financial institutions.
Peter Scully advises his clients on both complex litigation and transactional matters involving corporate governance, business formation, real estate, and Alaska Native law. He has represented a diverse range of clients—from Alaska Native Corporations and tribal governments to public agencies and private companies.
Marc Sellers helps clients resolve “make or break” civil and criminal tax issues in state and federal courts.
Kathy has over 30 years of experience supporting all aspects of litigation, from inception through trial, mediation and arbitration.
Charmin Shiely works with prominent businesses in a number of industries, including real estate development, seniors housing and maritime.
Matt Singer works with Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs), private businesses, and public agencies as a trial and appellate attorney to help them resolve complex environmental and natural resource disputes.
Christopher Slottee has over 15 years of experience handling complex litigation matters, specifically working with Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs), Alaska Native Corporation settlement trusts, and tribal governments.
Kainui Smith strives to provide comprehensive and client-centric legal services to real estate and construction companies from the inception of a project, and if necessary, through litigation.
Alee Soleimanpour helps clients navigate complicated business and tax issues on the federal, state, and local level.
Paige Spratt combines real world construction experience with legal know-how to help contractors find practical solutions to complex problems.
Nathan Sramek helps his clients navigate the uncertainty of litigation from start to finish. He has represented clients ranging from individuals and local firms to government bodies and national businesses at trial and on appeal in state and federal court.
Jon Stamm has a diverse background of experience representing commercial clients in litigation and arbitration and individuals and entities in matters related to fraud and government investigations.
Alex Starkovich is a registered patent attorney with eight years of prior engineering experience.
David Stearns advises clients on complex environmental and natural resource issues, helping resolve disputes involving contaminated property, regulatory enforcement actions, and water rights.
Garrett Stephenson helps clients navigate all facets of land use law, and has obtained entitlements and permit approvals for a wide variety of development projects in both urban and rural settings.
Joe Straus started practicing construction law in 1982, when he did not know the difference between a BOMAG roller and a boring log.
A computer engineer by training, Ryan Strauss understands the sophisticated intellectual property he protects for his clients.
Stephen Sullivan brings extensive intellectual property law experience and deep technological knowledge to aid clients in building patent portfolios that support their overall business goals.
Anne defends her clients’ most valuable assets: the reputation of their products and services.
Jodie Tedder has over 30 years of law firm experience. Before transitioning into training and professional development, Jodie worked as a litigation paralegal, giving her an intimate understanding of the resources and training needed within the legal industry.
Lance Termes’s experience as an in-house patent counsel gives him the client’s perspective on service and communication.
Lindsay Thane helps individuals and businesses of all sizes throughout the Northwest resolve disputes through strategic and substantive counsel on water rights and public lands issues.
Lucy Thomas works closely with attorneys and clients to provide assistance with estate and trust administration, estate planning, guardianships, and conservatorships.
Melisa K. Thompson is a lawyer who truly understands the mechanics involved in real estate transactions.
Yvonne Tingleaf brings both legal experience and a client-side perspective to advising on intellectual property protection and Internet matters.
As a fifth-generation Oregon attorney, Tom is deeply invested in his clients and their role in the community.
Howard Trickey is a litigator who brings over 40 years of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer—representing diverse clientele such as Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs), mining companies, Fortune 500 companies, privately owned companies, and public entities.
Tom Triplett has over 50 years of experience providing proactive advice to—and, where necessary, litigating—labor, employment and antitrust matters.
Sheri Villarreal is a patent prosecution paralegal with Schwabe’s Intellectual Property (IP) practice group.
Principally serving the energy, utility and transportation industries as well as public ports, Jay Waldron represents a diverse client base in environmental and energy law and litigation.
Andrew Wallace serves his clients with care in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, leases, and natural resources matters.
Kelly Walsh helps property owners defend themselves against the government in eminent domain (also known as condemnation) cases.
Jonathan Ward helps companies and individuals in the technology sector secure valuable IP rights for their innovations.
Derek has 20 years of intellectual property experience.
John Way brings a unique perspective to tax and estate planning law. Whether assisting businesses or individuals, he guides his clients through the labyrinth of federal and state tax regulations, estate and succession planning, business transitions, and trust issues.
Annie White works with clients to pursue their legal interests and safeguard their intellectual property rights.
An in-house land use planner with more than 25 years of experience, Cathy White brings an added dimension to Schwabe’s Real Estate and Construction services.
For over 40 years, Joe Willis has helped people who own property that the government wants to take for public projects. He has handled well over 1,000 cases, trying many of them to juries and judges in state and federal courts with stellar results.
June Wiyrick Flores makes a meaningful impact on people’s lives by working with families, family businesses, and closely held businesses to develop and implement highly customized estate plans and succession strategies.
Savannah Wolfe approaches clients with a tenacious, solutions-oriented approach, which she tailors to the specific needs of each client—no matter their growth stage.
Knowledgeable, energetic and compassionate, Jennifer Woodhouse assists clients with estate, charitable and business transition planning, probate, trust administration, and tax controversies.
Jason Wrubleski focuses his practice on commercial patent, copyright and trademark litigation.
Steve focuses his intellectual property practice on software and Internet patents.
With over 20 years of experience, Christina York leads Schwabe’s Human Resources department and is responsible for legal support services.