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Megan Ferris is a trial lawyer and shareholder at the MacMillan, Scholz & Marks law firm in Portland, Oregon. She focuses her civil litigation practice in construction defense, insurance defense, and commercial litigation in Oregon and Washington. She often represents clients in matters involving construction defect, personal injury, employer liability, premises liability, and product liability, handling both third-party and first-party disputes for her insurer clients.

In 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2019, Megan was named to the “Rising Stars” list in Oregon Super Lawyers magazine, an honor limited to only 2.5% of the attorneys in the state. The Oregon State Bar Litigation Section recognized her as a Rising Litigator in 2014. The Best Lawyers in America, a respected guide to the nation's most outstanding attorneys, lists Megan in the category of construction litigation.

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Location

  • 900 Southwest Fifth Avenue, Suite 1800
    Portland, OR 97204

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, Oregon State Bar
  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • Construction Lawyers Society of America - Fellow
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance - Member, Construction Claims Magazine Committee; Member, Webinar Committee
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Oregon State Bar Litigation Section - Member
  • Multnomah Bar Association - Member

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of Oregon

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Construction

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

  • Litigation - Construction, Portland, OR (2023)

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

  • Litigation - Construction

Awards:

  • Rising Stars, Oregon Super Lawyers magazine, 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2019
  • Rising Litigator, Oregon State Bar Litigation Section, 2014

Attorneys Fee Tort Claim Trap: Subcontractors and Insurers Need to Be Aware of Creative Uses of Oregon Revised Statute 20.080


Attorneys Fee Tort Claim Trap: Subcontractors and Insurers Need to Be Aware of Creative Uses of Oregon Revised Statute 20.080

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At What Cost? Navigating the Costly, Tricky Trends in Smaller Construction-Defect Disputes


At What Cost? Navigating the Costly, Tricky Trends in Smaller Construction-Defect Disputes

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