Lindsey H. Hughes - Keating Jones Hughes, PC
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Lindsey H. Hughes

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 503-222-9955

Lindsey is a founding shareholder of Keating Jones Hughes, P.C.  The firm focuses on professional liability defense, with a primary emphasis in medical malpractice and hospital liability.  Lindsey is a recognized appellate lawyer.  She has handled more than two hundred appeals over her career, and she has helped shape Oregon law through the reported decisions in cases she has briefed and argued, particularly in the medical liability arena, She also defends medical providers and lawyers in both state and federal trial courts, including representing hospitals, providers in correctional settings, and nonprofit organizations on a wide variety of civil claims, including Section 1983 claims.  She consults regularly on matters related to EMTALA and HIPAA/HITECH, and she is experienced in assisting hospitals, clinics and other covered entities in responses to complaints and governmental investigations related to alleged violations.

 In addition to Oregon, Lindsey is admitted to practice in Washington and Idaho.  She is admitted to the federal district courts in all three states.  She is also admitted to and appears before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

 In April 2015, Lindsey was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, and she currently is on the Executive Board of the Litigation Section of the Oregon State Bar.  She has been selected annually as an Oregon Super Lawyer, and has for several years been listed among Oregon's top ten appellate lawyers.  She has an A-V rating with Martindale Hubbell and is annually recognized in Best Lawyers.  

Lindsey has served on the Oregon Appellate Rules Committee, the Oregon Trial Court Rules Committee, and the Oregon Board of Bar Examiners.  She also served on the Board of Directors for the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel.  She has authored numerous chapters for bar-related publications and she is a frequent speaker on matters of civil and appellate practice as well as medical liability and healthcare related topics.



University of IdahoBA 1978Willamette University

Office Location

One Southwest Columbia, Suite 800
Portland, OR 97258-2095
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Practice of the Portland-OR Metro Area
Lindsey H. Hughes has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Other Information

Gender: Female