Lori was born and raised in the Portland area.  Lori has tried cases in both state and federal courts.  She has handled numerous arbitrations including court ordered arbitrations, binding arbitrations and arbitrations before the NASD.  She has handled appeals to the Oregon Court of Appeals, the Oregon Supreme Court, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.  Lori’s areas of practice include asbestos litigation, insurance coverage, automobile liability, construction defect litigation, product liability and general tort liability. She is also a listed arbitrator for the Arbitration Services of Portland and the Multnomah County Arbitration Program. 


Lewis & Clark Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1993)

University of Oregon (B.A., summa cum laude, 1988)

Bar Admissions

1994, Oregon

1997, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

1999, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

2000, U.S. Supreme Court

2005, Washington


Oregon State Bar Association

Washington State Bar Association

Oregon Women Lawyers