Mr. Sali received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Wheaton (Ill.) College. Following graduation, he taught high school chemistry for four years in Miami, Florida, and then earned a Master of Science degree in biochemistry from Duke University. Mr. Sali also earned his law degree from Duke University, where he was one of three students in his graduating class awarded the “highest honors” recognition.
After graduating from law school, Mr. Sali began his practice as a civil litigator in Perkins Coie LLP’s Portland office. After several years at Perkins Coie, Mr. Sali left to pursue a practice focused primarily on criminal defense and related matters. Since then, Mr. Sali has handled a broad spectrum of cases in both state and federal courts.