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Portland, Oregon 97209-4128

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Perkins Coie is one of the largest firms in Portland, comprising more than 60 lawyers. Our professionals work collaboratively across the firm’s 20 offices in the United States and Asia. Drawing on firmwide resources and services, our lawyers assist clients in practice areas including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, emerging companies, securities, litigation, real estate and land use, intellectual property, environment, energy, and resources, and bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and restructuring. Our representations include providing advice and counsel to leading regional, national, and international companies in a broad range of industries.

As recognized contributors to the Oregon business community, our Portland lawyers play meaningful roles in key associations, including the Technology Association of Oregon, the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, and local chapters of the Association of Corporate Counsel and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). Numerous office lawyers are ranked by Chambers USA in the state’s top band of law firms in corporate and environmental law, and practitioners in our litigation practice have also been named by Chambers Global as leaders in their field.

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Perkins Coie has been recognized with recent regional awards and rankings that reflect our collaborative culture and our dedication to our community.

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  • Named as a "Best Large Company to Work for in Oregon" by Oregon Business Magazine.
  • Inducted in the Oregon Business Magazine "Hall of Fame" for being on the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon" list for 10 consecutive years.
  • Named as one of the top 10 law firms in the city on the Portland Business Journal's "Oregon's Most Admired Companies."
  • Recognized as a leader in the areas of corporate/mergers and acquisitions, environment, labor and employment, commercial litigation, and real estate by Chambers USA.
  • Received a gold certification from the City of Portland’s “Sustainability at Work” program.
  • Certified as a Recycle at Work facility since 2007.

Sharing our time and talents to help those most in need, on both an individual and a systemic basis, defines our firm and office culture. We work directly with clients, and partner with many legal service providers in and around Portland, to give back to our community in areas where free legal assistance is often hard to come by.

  • The Innovation Law Lab Center of Excellence is our partner in immigration cases, advocating for systemic change within the immigration court system.
  • The ACLU of Oregon gives our attorneys the opportunity to provide meaningful assistance in civil rights issues, including advocating for the rights of the Portland protestors and medics in the demonstrations following the murder of George Floyd.
  • The Lewis & Clark Law School Small Business Legal Clinic brings our attorneys and small business owners together, enabling us to support new local businesses and promote the local economy.
  • Legal Aid Services of Oregon partners with our attorneys to help survivors of domestic violence, including to secure protection orders against their abusers.

Learn more about our Firmwide Pro Bono efforts

True to the firm’s deep commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive profession and community, Perkins Coie Portland is a participant in local DEI organizations. Among others, our professionals are involved in the following:

  • Organize regular office roundtable events on DEI topics to promote awareness and dialogue.
  • Network and sponsor events with various community and affinity groups, including Oregon Minority Lawyers Association (OMLA), Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS), the LGBT Bar Association of Oregon (OGALLA), and Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association (OAPABA).
  • Support the recruitment and retention of attorneys and staff from underrepresented groups through programming, outreach, mentorship, and the 1L Diversity Fellowship.

Learn more about our Firmwide Diversity & Inclusion program.

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Portland's Trial-Tested Team

Perkins Coie’s experienced trial lawyers play to win. Handling the most consequential, bet-the-company matters, we protect our clients’ reputations, brands, people, and other critical assets.

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Christopher (Chris) W. Rich

Office Managing Partner


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Lisa D. Miner

Office Business Director


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Darcy Medina

Regional Business Director


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