Maryann Yelnosky - Bullard Law

Maryann Yelnosky

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Focusing on litigation, Maryann Yelnosky has spent much of the last 27 years representing Northwest employers. Maryann also practiced medical malpractice defense for seven years and she continues to have a special interest in working on employment issues for health care providers. Maryann works collaboratively with her clients to prevent and address employment related challenges and she enjoys working with clients to train their leaders and staff on employment related topics. 

A strong advocate who works in a fair and reasonable manner to resolve cases, Maryann will take a case to trial when that is the best option for her client. She effectively presents her client's position to mediators, judges, and juries and works hard to insure the best outcome regardless of the forum. 

In 2011, Maryann was recognized by the law school at Lewis & Clark with the Joyce Harpole Award for her ability to balance the pursuit of justice while volunteering in the community and spending time with her family. A passionate believer in the importance of education, Maryann is an adjunct professor at the University of Oregon School of Law where she also serves on the Dean's Advisory Committee. She has served as a Mock Trial Coach with the Classroom Law Project and was a public member of the Board of Psychologist Examiners. 

Maryann is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys spending time traveling with her family and biking and hiking in the Pacific Northwest. 

Additional Information

Practice Areas — Employment Law 
Employment Litigation 
Employment Law Advice 
Employment Class Action 
Employee and Supervisory Training 
Workplace Privacy
University of OregonBS 1976University of OregonJ.D. 1986The Management Program, University of Washington Foster School of Business

Client Comments

"I have worked with Maryann Yelnosky for a number of years on several very complex legal issues. We've partnered on a large class action FLSA lawsuit, an international contract law case, and a sexual harassment case. Maryann is the consummate professional. I find her to be a very accomplished lawyer, a strategic partner, and an amazing negotiator. I have and will continue to recommend her to anyone looking for a great employment lawyer."

-Lisa Ellingson
HSBC Card Services

"Maryann Yelnosky is one of the most responsive, effective, credible professionals with whom I have ever had the privilege of working. She is extremely reliable and well-respected by all who know her and her work. She advocates tirelessly for her clients while remaining practical in her approach. Her ability to help bring situations to resolution, maintain a sense of humor, and teach along the way is tremendously valued and appreciated. "

Office Location

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

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Other Information

Gender: Female