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Joshua P. Stump

Shareholder, President

Experience

Josh Stump is an adviser, advocate and trial lawyer for his business and government clients.  For more than 20 years, he has represented and advocated for some of America’s largest corporations as well as local businesses and individuals who find themselves facing a legal dispute.  He provides creative, cost-effective and practical solutions to legal challenges in the areas of: business and commercial litigation, real estate litigation, intellectual property, employment litigation, shareholder disputes, product liability, mass-tort and sports law.  Josh routinely works for clients in state and federal court, private arbitration and mediation, and before state and federal agencies.

Josh Stump has represented businesses as small as sole proprietorships to some of the largest companies in the United States.  Josh’s expertise in all facets of litigation has made him a trusted adviser both before and after a lawsuit has been filed.  Josh Stump has also followed his passion for sports to representations of sports related businesses and athletes.

Josh’s practice focuses on:

  • General litigation counsel for all types and sizes of business in contract disputes, shareholder disputes, employment litigation, intellectual property, product liability and municipal law;
  • Representation of equipment manufacturers and distributors in product liability, product recall and warning and mass-tort litigation;
  • Public employment law providing employment advice to local municipalities and other government bodies;
  • Advising clients on trademark, copyright and trade secret protection;
  • Advising sports related businesses and athletes; and
  • Advising companies on avoiding and prevailing in real estate related disputes

Areas of Focus

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Rights and Other Tort Claim Defense and Litigation
  • Closely-Held Business Team
  • Higher Education
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Products Liability Defense Litigation

Professional Recognition

  • Josh has been included in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of mass tort litigation/class action-defendants (2013-present).

Professional & Community Activities

  • Oregon State Bar – New Lawyer Mentoring Program
  • Volunteer Youth Basketball Coach
  • Volunteer at various non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of the underprivileged
  • Has served as a Professor of Business Law – Cascade College, Warner Pacific College
  • ABA TiPS Product Liability Section – Vice Chair, Newsletter Editor

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon State Courts
  • Washington State Courts
  • United States District Court, District of Oregon
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington
  • United States Tax Court

Education

  • College of William and Mary Law School, Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Pepperdine University, Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Philosophy

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