Victoria L. Macpherson - Bullard Law

Victoria L. Macpherson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Tory Macpherson loves to grapple with tax issues, which suits her perfectly as an employee benefits attorney. Tory specializes in qualified retirement plans, tax-sheltered annuity plans, and nonqualified deferred compensation.  She enjoys teasing apart the complex nuances that define her practice. 

Tory has a deep wealth of experience in employee benefits law.  She has been in private practice for over 20 years, working with public agencies, private companies, and tax-exempt organizations.  In addition, she spent four years in the public sector. As a Senior Assistant Attorney General in the Oregon Department of Justice, Tory was the primary legal advisor to the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System and the Oregon Public Employees Benefit Board, and she helped develop the Oregon University System’s Optional Retirement Plan. 

Tory brings this depth and breadth of experience to her client relationships, helping employers find practical solutions to sometimes daunting challenges. Tory works to efficiently eliminate or mitigate risks while meeting client goals. Clients appreciate her resourcefulness and sensitivity to their business needs. 

Tory is married to former state legislator Greg Macpherson, with whom she shares a continuing interest in political and community affairs.  In her free time, Tory is an avid equestrian and enjoys working on dressage and jumping with Willow, her Oregon mustang. Tory is also a lifelong musician and plays traditional Irish music on the wooden flute, pennywhistles, and harp. During the rest of her waking hours, Tory is pursuing a graduate degree in theological studies.   

Additional Information

Practice Areas — Education and Public Institutions 
Employee Benefits 
Executive Compensation 
Preventative Counseling and Advice 
Tax-Qualified Retirement Plans
Willamette University College of LawJ.D. 1986Oregon State UniversityBA 1981

Office Location

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

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law of the Portland-OR Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law of the Portland-OR Metro Area
Victoria L. Macpherson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Victoria L. Macpherson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Other Information

Gender: Female