Stoel Rives LLP

James M Shore

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For over 30 years, Jim Shore has helped employers and entrepreneurs in a variety of industries address their business needs and toughest labor and employment law challenges. His practice includes: (1) employment litigation and trial work, including wage/hour class actions, wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, and OSHA cases; (2) labor-management relations, including arbitrations, NLRB charges/hearings, collective bargaining with unions, election campaigns and strike planning/response; (3) advice and litigation assistance involving trade secrets, restrictive covenants, data theft and other areas where employment and intellectual property issues intersect; (4) business transactions and reorganizations; and (5) daily human resources and labor advice. Jim also manages sensitive internal investigations for clients. Drawing from his experiences as an in-house attorney and director of labor relations for a major Northwest corporation, Jim likes to proactively engage with clients in order to both effectively address their immediate needs and achieve the best long-term business result.

Recently, Jim led the trial team in the successful defense of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation in an NLRB trial regarding the discharge of four employees for picket line misconduct.

Jim is inducted as a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers for his sustained outstanding performance in the profession.