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Daniel Skerritt

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Widely recognized for trial excellence during his 35 years of practice, Dan represents both plaintiffs and defendants in their complex commercial litigation and disputes. He was the 2010-2012 State Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a fellow and past state chair in the International Society of Barristers.

Dan's background includes litigation involving securities, corporate governance, energy, and general business issues. He regularly represents clients in cases involving the jurisdiction of U.S. courts over international transactions, disputes, and enforcement of judgments. The defense of securities class actions and derivative claims is a particular area of achievement for Dan. He represents clients regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Dan frequently serves as a mediator or arbitrator in commercial and other complex disputes. In addition, he regularly testifies as an expert witness on attorneys' fee issues.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association

American College of Trial Lawyers

2013-2015, Chair, ACTL Jury Committee

2010-2012, State Chair, Oregon

Federal Bar Association

International Society of Barristers

Past State Chair

Multnomah Bar Association

Oregon Association of Defense Counsel

Personal

J.D., summa cum laude, Willamette University College of Law, 1968; L.L.M., George Washington University, 1972; B.A., Willamette University, 1965