Kathryn M. Hindman - Bullard Law

Kathryn M. Hindman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Kathy Hindman's Northwest roots run deep. Her family tree goes back five generations to her great grandfather who traveled west on the Oregon Trail to settle in Baker City and later became its mayor. Like her great grandfather, Kathy has a desire to make a positive impact. She is passionate about helping companies navigate the complexities of labor and employment law. Kathy uses her zeal to understand the clients' particular business needs and develop practical solutions. Her focus is on employment-related advice, litigation prevention and on-site supervisory training. 

Kathy specializes in public and private sector wage and hour compliance, workplace harassment and discrimination, family medical leave, injured workers, the interactive process and reasonable accommodation. She regularly represents employers who are facing audits and investigations from the US Department of Labor and state agencies, as well as advising clients in class suit litigation. 

Kathy is a frequent speaker in the business community, and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Oregon Super Lawyers and Chambers USA. Kathy is the former General Counsel to the Portland Human Resource Management Association Board. 

When she's not working or volunteering, Kathy likes to spend time in the outdoors and with her daughter. 

Additional Information

Practice Areas — Employee and Supervisory Training 
Employment Litigation 
Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation 
Personnel Policies and Practices 
Preventative Counseling and Advice 
Wage and Hour
University of WashingtonBA 1981Gonzaga UniversityJ.D. 1986

Client Comments

"Without hesitation, we rely on Kathryn Hindman's expertise in the areas of family leave, discrimination, retaliation, and wage, and hour law. Reliance on her opinions and guidance has positioned this organization to prevent claims and establish practices and protocols that are considered best practices. She has been instrumental in facilitating our ability to maintain contemporary employment practices. Her responsiveness to her clients and patience working through complex issues is unmatched. Kathryn's expertise is sought out by many and her commitment to Bullard Law's core values comes through each time we work with her. "

"Kathy has superior expertise in leave and disability issues. She is responsive and efficient."

"Ms. Hindman's individual wealth of knowledge, judgment, and client focus have played a significant role in the longevity of our relationship with Bullard Law. Her ability to quickly adapt and apply her in-depth experience to the most unique and challenging of legal situations garners her instant credibility. Ms. Hindman's range of legal expertise and commitment to her clients sets an exceptionally high bar for any competitor wanting our business. "

"Kathy Hindman's extensive expertise in leave of absence, ADA, and wage and hour is unparalleled. She responds quickly with clear, concise information that includes examples and explanations, and she demonstrates a true understanding of the issues and challenges we are maneuvering through on a day to day basis. Her training talent is remarkable. No matter the topic, she is able to capture the attention of the audience and teach in a way that creates a positive, memorable learning experience for the participants. They walk away having learned something instead of feeling as if they have wasted time that could have been better spent on other things. Kathy is very effective in her communications and interactions with others in any setting."

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: Female