Dunn Carney LLP

Portland Office

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Managing Partners: Jonathan A Bennett
Number of partners: 28
Number of lawyers: 14
Languages: English, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Dunn Carney deals with a range of legal issues, including the most complex in real estate, business and litigation. Its main practice areas include:
■Real Estate & Land Use
■Labor & Employment
■Wills & Estates
■Agriculture & Natural Resources

Dunn Carney attorneys are dedicated to building productive, long-standing attorney-client relationships. As a large, singleoffice firm, Dunn Carney is able to collaborate effectively and efficiently across practice areas to provide the best solutions for clients. For more than 80 years, Dunn Carney has provided exceptional legal services to closely held businesses, not-forprofits and individuals throughout the Northwest and the nation. It is the only Oregon member of Meritas, a worldwide network of peer- and client-reviewed firms, allowing a global reach while maintaining a local footprint.

Main Areas of Practice:
Real Estate & Land Use:
■Dunn Carney attorneys represent purchasers, sellers, owners, developers, tenants and lenders in projects involving the development, construction, financing, leasing, sale and purchase of commercial, residential, and multi-family residential real property
■The firm’s real estate practice ranges from simple residential transactions and land sales to complex tax-free or tax-deferred exchanges and syndications for the acquisition and finance of commercial property and development
Contact: J. David Zehntbauer
Tel: 503 306 5320
Email: [email protected]

■Dunn Carney is recognized as having a premier civil litigation practice. Attorneys have extensive trial experience in state and federal courts, as well as in administrative and alternative dispute resolution settings
■Areas of litigation expertise include business and commercial, class action, construction, employment, insurance defense, personal injury, professional liability and real estate. Dunn Carney attorneys are skilled at managing complex litigation
Contact: Allyson S Krueger
Tel: 503 417 5461
Email: [email protected]

■Dunn Carney’s business team represents businesses from inception to dissolution and works together with the client’s business to find innovative and practical solutions
■Team members have particular strength in real estate, agriculture and natural resources, health care, insurance, and manufacturing and distribution
■Clients are assisted in a full range of business transactions, including entity formation, corporate governance, tax, securities, business mergers and acquisitions and private placements, employment, employee benefits, intellectual property, leasing, licensing, and financing for both private and public companies
Contact: Jeffrey S. Perry
Tel: 503 306 5308
Email: [email protected]

Labor & Employment
■Dunn Carney’s labor and employment attorneys offer assistance in all aspects of managing the workplace, avoiding risk and resolving labor relations disputes. They help clients anticipate and resolve litigation risks early on, but serve as zealous and skilled advocates if disputes escalate to litigation
■Attorneys help develop and maintain effective employee management tools; train managers, supervisors, and human resources personnel about legal landmines and preventative strategies; assist with employment practice audits; and counsel clients through a variety of difficult situations
Contact: Allyson S. Krueger
Tel: 503 417 5461
Email: [email protected]

Wills & Estates
■Dunn Carney’s estate planning and administration attorneys strive to design estate plans that are flexible and anticipate future situations for clients
Contact: Heather L Guthrie
Tel: 503 417 5466
Email: [email protected]

Agriculture & Natural Resources
Members of Dunn Carney’s Ag team provide business, employment, real estate, litigation, land use and natural resources counsel to Northwest farmers, ranchers, growers, processors and producers. Notable matters have included:
■Challenging the US Department of Labor hot goods authority for Pan-American Berry Growers and several other growers in Oregon and Washington
■Holding one of the nation’s largest feed companies liable for poisoning a family’s award-winning dairy herd with toxic feed
■Representing an eastern Oregon farmer during a US Department of Agriculture investigation after he reported finding unapproved, ‘Round-up Ready,’ GMO wheat in his fields
Contact: Timothy J. Bernasek
Tel: 503 242 9608
Email: [email protected]