Since 1987, Paul has been affiliated with Lindsay Hart, where he practices law Of Counsel. He is the past chair of the board of directors of State Law Resources, a national network of independent law firms with special expertise in government affairs. He also was a founding member of Oregon’s Public Health Institute, and he chaired its board from 1999 until 2007. He is a Director of the Capitol Club, the association of Oregon’s professional government relations advocates, and in 2012 and 2013, chaired it’s Board.
He has been named three times by Portland Magazine as one of the city’s best lawyers in government affairs. He has been listed in Best Lawyers® since 2007, and was elected as it’s Lawyer of the Year in Government Relations in 2012. He is a member of the Oregon and Washington State Bars, and he has given many legal education presentations and talks on government affairs and business topics.
Paul received his J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College and his B.A. with honors from Western Washington University.
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“Government policies impact – sometimes positively, often negatively – all business endeavors. My work ensures that the good impacts for my clients are maximized, and the bad ones are mitigated.”
– Paul Cosgrove