Joel A. Mullin

Joel A. Mullin


Stoel Rives LLP

Recognized since 2008

Portland, Oregon

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
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Joel Mullin is a partner of Stoel Rives and a trial lawyer. Joel concentrates his practice on business disputes, with a focus on contract matters, the energy industry, disputes among shareholders, partners and LLC members, as well as those that arise post-closing in asset and stock purchase agreements. Joel also represents companies in actions brought by state agencies, including allegations of violations of consumer protection statutes. Joel has extensive trial, jury trial and arbitration experience and has handled matters in state and federal court throughout the United States. Joel regularly appears before appellate courts, having represented parties before the Delaware Supreme Court, appellate courts in Oregon and Illinois, and in the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 760 Southwest Ninth Avenue, Suite 3000
    Portland, OR 97205

Education

  • Washington University in St. Louis , J.D., graduated 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, Oregon State Bar
  • Illinois, Illinois State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Multnomah Bar Association - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Oregon, Northern District of California and Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Eighth and Ninth Circuits

Stoel Rives LLP
Headquarters: Portland, Oregon

127 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

53 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Best Law Firms Badge Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Portland, OR (2022)
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Portland, OR (2020)
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Portland, OR (2017)
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Portland, OR (2015)
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Portland, OR (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Special Focus

  • Appellate
  • Breach of Contract
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities

Awards:

  • Selected as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” (Oregon) by Chambers USA (currently: Litigation: General Commercial), 2004-present
  • Listed in Oregon Super Lawyers® (Business Litigation), 2007-present
  • Listed as “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation, 2011-2020

"Joel Mullin is my "go-to" litigator. He is cost-effective, easy to work with, and understands the relationship with the clients and how to address their concerns and needs. I go to him for advice and strategy even if I have to use another firm due to parent company or venue issues."

"Joel Mullin is an excellent litigator and provides practical and effective strategic advice."

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