Francis T. Barnwell - Bullard Law

Francis T. Barnwell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Fran Barnwell particularly enjoys practicing labor and employment law because it provides an opportunity for both problem-solving and long-term client relationships.  In his employment practice, Fran evaluates complex or thorny employee matters, and advises clients on effective options and solutions.  He is a skilled and practical counselor with clients, and a zealous advocate in litigation. 

In his pre-law life, Fran grew up in a small town in Michigan as one of eight children, attended college in New Hampshire and taught elementary school in Vermont.  Fran has been with Bullard Law since 1985, and currently serves on its management committee. 

Fran enjoys various outdoor activities, rain or shine - with his golden retriever, if possible.  He and his family have reserved a cabin for the holidays at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. 

Additional Information

Practice Areas — Appellate Proceedings 
Drug and Alcohol Policies 
Employment Class Action 
Employment Law 
Labor and Employment Law 
Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation 
Preventive Counseling and Advice
Reduction in Force 
Wage and Hour
Dartmouth CollegeBA 1977George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D. 1981

Client Comments

"Fran is responsive and knowledgeable."

"Mr. Barnwell is considered an exceptional asset to the organization. His unique ability to clearly and concisely articulate intelligent solutions that demonstrate a pragmatic and perceptive approach to our organization's issues has made him a preferred advocate. His commitment to timely and efficient client service is unsurpassed and the value he adds to our organization goes well beyond dollars."

Office Location

200 Southwest Market Street, Suite 1900
Portland, OR 97201
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Male