Renée is an experienced west coast trial attorney who focuses her practice on business and intellectual property disputes. Her cases include trademark, patent and copyright infringement, licensing disputes, partnership and breach of contract disputes, unfair competition and noncompetition agreements. Renée is tenacious in the courtroom and represents her clients with confidence and determination.
She has been recognized by many prestigious lawyer ranking organizations including The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA and Oregon Super Lawyers as one of Oregon’s Top 25 women lawyers. In 2012 Renée was ranked as one of the top 250 Women Litigators in the U.S. by Benchmark Litigation. She currently has an AV Preeminent® peer review rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards, from Martindale-Hubbell.
Renée has successfully handled bet-the-company litigation for Fortune 500 companies, as well as disputes for small, privately-held entities and individuals. She provides all of her clients with outstanding service focusing on strategy, results and value. One client commented “her ability to conceive, manage and carry out a winning litigation strategy is amazing.” She works in the biotechnology, aeronautics, computer and high-tech, e-commerce and real estate industries. She also represents talent such as authors, entertainers, on-air personalities, IP creators, retailers and distributors of branded products, professional service providers and elder care and nursing facilities owners.