Adele Ridenour is a litigator whose practice focuses on complex construction, insurance, and design related disputes. She has also developed an extensive background and practice advising educational institutions regarding Title IX, including analysis of Title IX with regard to school facilities and new construction. She handles all aspects of property tax appeals for both residential and commercial owners. Ms. Ridenour was selected as one of the “Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyers” in 2014 and 2015 by the American Society of Legal Advocates, and has been selected to the Oregon Super Lawyers list since 2013. She is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Litigation – Construction
In February 2016, Ms. Ridenour successfully represented multiple homeowners in an 8-day jury trial. The case resulted in a jury verdict in favor of each of the owners, with a total verdict over four times the defendant’s last settlement offer
Ms. Ridenour is a member of the Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) Board of Directors and a member of the Multnomah County and Clark County (Washington) bar associations. She is the current treasurer of the University of Oregon School of Law Alumni Association, and a former adjunct professor for the University, where she co-taught a course in Green Construction Law. Additionally, Ms. Ridenour is a member of the housing committee of Bienestar, Inc. Bienestar is a not-for-profit organization committed to providing affordable community housing, leadership development, and resident service programs that integrate housing, health, education, and skill development.