Andrea R. Meyer

Attorney

1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1400
Portland, Oregon 97205

503.227.1111 Main
503.972.4254 Direct

Assistant: Joanna M. Bolstad: 503.243.1661 x 243

Practice Areas
Overview
Andrea is a litigator whose practice focuses on business and real estate litigation. She counsels individuals and businesses on a number of issues, including business owner disputes, contract disputes, foreclosure matters, and boundary line disputes.

Andrea is committed to providing exceptional advocacy and to obtaining results that most favor her clients' interests both in and out of court. Andrea's background includes criminal litigation. This experience is valuable in the courtroom, where Andrea represents clients in jury and bench trials, motion hearings, and administrative law hearings.

In addition to her litigation work, Andrea is a member of the board of Dollar for Portland, a non-profit organization that focuses on relieving the overwhelming medical debt of Portland individuals and families.

Education
B.S., Psychology and Social Science, Portland State University
J.D., Lewis & Clark Law School
Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar
U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Washington State Bar
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
Representative Matters
Business Litigation
  • First chair trial counsel for LLC member in a jury trial against former LLC members on claims of breach of contract and declaratory relief. Obtained jury verdict for full amount of claims, and successfully defended against the opposing parties' appeal to the Oregon Court of Appeals.
  • Successfully prosecuted claim for misappropriation of trade secrets in federal court.
  • Represented corporate client against former corporate officer on claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, conversion, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and declaratory judgment.
Construction/Real Estate Litigation
  • Sussman Shank LP successfully represented a commercial contractor in a breach of contract and construction lien foreclosure matter. The matter involved a commercial property owner that claimed its agent did not have the authority to bind the owner to a contract. As a result of our representation, the client obtained an arbitration award for the full amount of the claim.
  • Obtained summary judgment on borrower's wrongful foreclosure action.
  • Represented numerous property owners in boundary line disputes.
General Litigation
  • First chair trial counsel in a jury trial for wrongful death claim. Obtained verdict for wrongful death and award of damages.
Pro Bono Matters
  • Assisted numerous clients obtain Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) restraining orders, Elderly Persons and Persons with Disabilities Abuse Prevention Act (EPPDAPA) restraining orders, and stalking protection orders.
Honors
Oregon Super Lawyers®, Rising Star 2019 - 2021
Professional Organizations
Oregon State Bar Association
Multnomah Bar Association
NARTC (National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel)
Oregon Women Lawyers Society
Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court
Lewis & Clark Law School Mentor Program
Campaign for Equal Justice, Associates Committee
Civic Organizations
Member of the Board of Dollar for Portland
Speaking Engagements
Oregon and Washington Construction Lien Law: NACM Oregon (2020)
News
Personal Interests
Andrea is a Portland native and loves living in the Northwest. In her free time, you can find Andrea exploring the shops and restaurants around her neighborhood. When the opportunity arises, she loves to travel with her husband.
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Practice Areas
Education
B.S., Psychology and Social Science, Portland State University
J.D., Lewis & Clark Law School
Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar
U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Washington State Bar
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
Honors
Oregon Super Lawyers®, Rising Star 2019 - 2021

Andrea R. Meyer

Attorney

Office:1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1400 - Portland, Oregon 97205
Main:503.227.1111
Direct:503.972.4254
Assistant:Joanna M. Bolstad: 503.243.1661 x 243
Andrea is a litigator whose practice focuses on business and real estate litigation. She counsels individuals and businesses on a number of issues, including business owner disputes, contract disputes, foreclosure matters, and boundary line disputes.

Andrea is committed to providing exceptional advocacy and to obtaining results that most favor her clients' interests both in and out of court. Andrea's background includes criminal litigation. This experience is valuable in the courtroom, where Andrea represents clients in jury and bench trials, motion hearings, and administrative law hearings.

In addition to her litigation work, Andrea is a member of the board of Dollar for Portland, a non-profit organization that focuses on relieving the overwhelming medical debt of Portland individuals and families.

Personal Interests
Andrea is a Portland native and loves living in the Northwest. In her free time, you can find Andrea exploring the shops and restaurants around her neighborhood. When the opportunity arises, she loves to travel with her husband.
Representative Matters
Business Litigation
  • First chair trial counsel for LLC member in a jury trial against former LLC members on claims of breach of contract and declaratory relief. Obtained jury verdict for full amount of claims, and successfully defended against the opposing parties' appeal to the Oregon Court of Appeals.
  • Successfully prosecuted claim for misappropriation of trade secrets in federal court.
  • Represented corporate client against former corporate officer on claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, conversion, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and declaratory judgment.
Construction/Real Estate Litigation
  • Sussman Shank LP successfully represented a commercial contractor in a breach of contract and construction lien foreclosure matter. The matter involved a commercial property owner that claimed its agent did not have the authority to bind the owner to a contract. As a result of our representation, the client obtained an arbitration award for the full amount of the claim.
  • Obtained summary judgment on borrower's wrongful foreclosure action.
  • Represented numerous property owners in boundary line disputes.
General Litigation
  • First chair trial counsel in a jury trial for wrongful death claim. Obtained verdict for wrongful death and award of damages.
Pro Bono Matters
  • Assisted numerous clients obtain Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) restraining orders, Elderly Persons and Persons with Disabilities Abuse Prevention Act (EPPDAPA) restraining orders, and stalking protection orders.
Speaking Engagements
Oregon and Washington Construction Lien Law: NACM Oregon (2020)
Professional Organizations
Oregon State Bar Association
Multnomah Bar Association
NARTC (National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel)
Oregon Women Lawyers Society
Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court
Lewis & Clark Law School Mentor Program
Campaign for Equal Justice, Associates Committee
Civic Organizations
Member of the Board of Dollar for Portland