Attorneys

Attorneys

David G. Hosenpud

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2141 | hosenpudd@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

David Hosenpud’s litigation practice involves the defense of class action and individual discrimination suits in both federal and state courts, and he represents businesses in state and nationwide class action lawsuits alleging Title III actions under the Americans with Disabilities Act. David has extensive trial experience with more than 85 jury and court trials, and has defended through summary judgment and verdict of numerous class action claims. Other litigation experience in the commercial context includes multi-million dollar claims involving breach of contract and fiduciary duties; letter of credit litigation relating to $1.2 billion securitization transaction, as well as claims involving tortious interference with contract and business relations, non-competition actions, and misappropriation of confidential and trade secret information. Additionally, David is an experienced project manager with a Yellow Belt certification in Legal Lean Sigma® and Project Management. David has been described by Chambers USA’s Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as “a litigator whose practice combines labor and employment and general litigation. Areas of expertise include the defense of discrimination claims, wrongful discharge and class actions. He advises on employment termination, leave disputes and whistle-blower retaliation claims. ” Sources said that “he is practical, understands the business side of claims, is easy to work with and communicates well.’”

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon
  • California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California

Academics and Accreditations

  • University of Oregon (J.D., 1983)
    • Oregon Law Review, Editor in Chief
  • University of California in Santa Barbara (B.A., highest honors, 1978)
  • Legal Lean Sigma® and Project Management — Yellow Belt Certification

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Member, Lane Powell Board of Directors (2004-2007); (2015-Present)
  • Cannabis
  • Class Action Defense
  • Food, Beverage and Hospitality
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Products Liability and Mass Torts Litigation
  • Retail
  • Title III ADA Public Accommodation
  • Transportation Client Team
  • Wage and Hour

Publications

  • “Whether You Support It or Not, Paid Sick Leave Has Arrived,” Portland Business Journal, Quoted (January 2, 2014)
  • “Five Ways to Prepare for Portland’s Sick and Leave Mandate,” Portland Business Journal, Author (March 29, 2013)
  • “Restaurants, Contractors Struggle with Wage Laws,” Portland Business Journal, Quoted (November 12, 2010)
  • “Witness Competency,” Oregon State Bar Evidence Handbook, Co-author (1986)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Barriers to Website Accessibility and the Current Wave of ADA Title III Website Accessibility Litigation,” Lane Powell’s 33rd Annual Labor and Employment Seminar, Portland (April 7, 2016)
  • “Potential Workplace Impacts of Oregon Legislative Activity in the Medical and Recreational Marijuana Space,” Lane Powell’s 33rd Annual Labor and Employment Seminar, Portland (April 7, 2016)
  • “The Impact of Legalized Marijuana in the Workplace,” Lane Powell’s 32nd Annual Labor and Employment Seminar, Portland (April 9, 2015)
  • “Update on Investigations and Honing Your Skills to Perform and Document Them,” Lane Powell’s 31st Annual Labor and Employment Seminar (April 3, 2014)
  • “Handling Charlie Sheen: What to Do When Employees Go Wild,” Lane Powell’s 30th Annual Labor and Employment Seminar, Portland (April 2, 2013)
  • “Cloudy With a Chance of Litigation: Best Practices for Handling Workplace Technology, Privacy and Trade Secret Issues in the Cloud,” Lane Powell’s 29th Annual Labor and Employment Law Seminar, Portland (April 11, 2012)
  • “Employees in the Electronic Age: Best Practices for Best Employers™,” Lane Powell’s 28th Annual Labor and Employment Law Seminar, Portland (April 21, 2011)
  • “Untangling Overlapping Leave Laws,” Lane Powell’s 24th Annual Labor and Employment Seminar (October 11, 2006)
  • “Avoiding the Employer’s Worst Nightmare: Current Trends in Wage and Hour Class Actions,” Lane Powell’s 23rd Annual Labor and Employment Seminar (November 17, 2005)

Awards and Honors

  • Named by Best Lawyers as Portland’s 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” in Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions Defendants (2013)
  • Named as one of The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, Employment Management, Labor & Employment Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions Defendants (2006-2017); Labor and Employment (2006-2014)
  • Recommended by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment (2010-2016)
  • Named as “Oregon Super Lawyer,” Super Lawyers® magazine, Employment Litigation: Defense (2006-2016)
  • AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ since 1993

Professional and Community Activities

  • Associate Editor, Oregon Litigation Journal
  • Board Member, Oregon Law Institute
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon State Bar
  • Member, California State Bar Association
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association

David G. Hosenpud

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2141 | hosenpudd@lanepowell.com

Date
08.17.2016
07.11.2016
05.27.2016
02.02.2016
08.17.2015
07.08.2015
05.21.2015
02.11.2015
08.18.2014
07.09.2014
06.03.2014
01.29.2014
01.14.2014
08.15.2013
07.10.2013
06.13.2013
02.06.2013
09.21.2012
08.28.2012
07.10.2012

David G. Hosenpud

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2141 | hosenpudd@lanepowell.com

Date
03.29.2013