Chris Hawk is the Managing Partner of the Portland, Oregon office and actively practices in both Oregon and Washington. Mr. Hawk has extensive civil litigation experience and is a member of the Employment, Professional Liability Defense, Intellectual Property, Commercial Litigation, Construction, and Tort and Product Liability practice groups. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Hawk provides clients with employment advice, training, and seminars.
Mr. Hawk has defended a number of high-profile Fortune 500 and Fortune Global 500 companies, as well as small local independently owned businesses across all of Oregon, Washington, and California.
After practicing civil litigation in Los Angeles for nearly seven years (including five with Gordon & Rees), Mr. Hawk moved to Portland in 2005 where he clerked for Oregon Federal U.S. District Court Judge, Anna J. Brown, before rejoining Gordon & Rees.
U.S. District Court, Oregon
U.S. District Courts, California
U.S. District Courts, Washington
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Multnomah Bar Association
U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society
Oregon State Bar Sections; Litigation, Employment, Products Liability, and Construction Law
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 1998
B.A., Clark University, 1991
Honorable Anna J. Brown, Federal U.S. District Court, Portland, Oregon