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. She concentrates on securities and banking-related litigation, and on regulatory compliance. Julie also has a Yellow Belt certification in Legal Lean Sigma® and Project Management.

Professional Experience

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

Admitted to Practice

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

Academics and Accreditations

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

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
  • Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Financial Institutions

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 (2010-2013 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