Ned has practiced law with Tonkon Torp since 1984, and has been a partner since 1991. He has a commercial litigation practice with an emphasis on complex real property, contract and construction disputes. He served for five years as the head of the firm's Litigation Department.
Ned appears frequently in both state and federal courts, handling both bench and jury trials, and also has extensive experience in arbitration and mediation.
Beardsley v. Weiner — Represented Fountain Village Development, which owns a portfolio of historic buildings in downtown Portland, in bankruptcy proceedings that included a dispute over who owned the rights to revenue from advertising on what had been a common wall on one of the company's properties.
City of Hermiston v. LGW Ranch, Inc. — Represented LGW Ranch, Inc., a cattle ranching operation, in a condemnation proceeding involving diversion of treated municipal wastewater. The matter was resolved through a negotiated agreement favorable to our client.