Julie M. Engbloom

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2183 |

Areas of Practice

Julie Engbloom has an active litigation practice focusing on complex civil and corporate matters, including securities, financial, banking-related litigation, regulatory compliance and internal investigations.

She is also the Co-chair of the Business Crisis Management and Emergency Remedies Practice Group, representing clients at the TRO and preliminary injunction stage of litigation. She represents clients in a wide range of matters including breach of contract and fiduciary delinquencies, internal investigations, banking and financial litigation, privacy and data security litigation, and advising on medical marijuana regulatory compliance.

Professional Experience

  • Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., Attorney (2002-2006)

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
  • Minnesota

Academics and Accreditations

  • University of Minnesota Law School (J.D.)
  • University of Minnesota (B.A.)
  • Legal Lean Sigma® and Project Management — Yellow Belt Certification

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Co-chair, Business Crisis Management and Emergency Remedies Practice Group
  • Member, Lane Powell Recruiting/Summer Associate Committee
  • Director and Officer Liability
  • Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
  • Mortgage and Consumer Finance
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Securities Litigation

Representative Matters and Clients

  • Successfully reprensented multi-national paper manufacturer in arbitration related to dispute with local utility
  • Successfully represented CEO of publicly traded company in action related to the “for cause” termination clause in an employment contract
  • Successfully tried and obtained bench verdict in a suit involving a business purchase and sale dispute
  • Represented national fast-food franchise in large Fair Labor Standards Act litigation involving off-the-clock claims
  • Represented CEO of publicly traded company against class action and SEC claims involving violations of securities laws
  • Represented CEO of convenience-store chain in hostile-takeover litigation involving claims of securities violations and breach of fiduciary duty
  • Represented numerous lenders in mortgage-related litigation


  • “Judge Considers Overturning Severance Payment to ESI’s Fired CEO,” The Oregonian, Quoted (April 2, 2011)
  • “Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty-State Compendium,” Oregon Chapter, Co-author (2010-2014 Editions)

Awards and Honors

  • Named as an “Oregon Rising Star,” Super Lawyers® magazine, Business Litigation (2009-2012)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Board Member, U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society (2010-Present)
  • Education Committee Member, Oregon Business Association (2008-2011)
  • Associates Committee Member, Campaign for Equal Justice (2008-2011)
  • Member, Oregon Bar Association
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, Oregon Chapter
  • Member, Oregon Women Lawyers
  • Member, Minnesota Bar Association