Attorneys

Attorneys

Robert E. Maloney Jr.

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2105 | maloneyr@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Bob Maloney has more than 40 years of trial experience. He concentrates his practice on commercial and business litigation, condemnation, tort and products liability, lender liability,  employment law, environmental litigation and class action litigation. He has presented testimony as an expert witness on attorneys’ fees, served pro tem as a Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge, and is also a Past President of the Oregon Federal Bar Association and the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel.

Professional Experience

  • Tried more than 150 civil cases to judgment

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court, District of Washington
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Academics

  • Willamette University (J.D., summa cum laude, 1967)
    • Willamette Law Journal, Associate Editor
    • Phi Delta Phi, Oregon Chapter, President (1967)
  • University of Portland (B.A., magna cum laude, 1964)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Business Crisis Management and Emergency Remedies
  • Construction and Environmental
  • Cooperative Law
  • Education
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Financial Institutions
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Products Liability and Mass Torts Litigation
  • Retail

Publications

  • “A Tale (or Two) of Two (or More) Forums,” Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal, Co-author (Summer Edition)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Current Developments in Condemnation, Valuation and Challenges,” The Seminar Group (May 29, 2009)

Awards and Honors

  • Named Best Lawyers® Portland Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Lawyer of the Year (2012)
  • Named Distinguished Alumni of the Year, University of Portland (April 2011)
  • AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Named one of The Best Lawyers in America®, Eminent Domain and Condemnation (2009-2015)
  • Named an Oregon “Super Lawyer,” Oregon Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation Defense, Employment Litigation: Defense (2006-2007)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, Advocacy Committee, Oregon Zoo Foundation (2014-present)
  • Editorial Board, Oregon State Bar’s Litigation Journal (2011-present)
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society (2009)
  • General Counsel, Central Electric Cooperative, Bend, Oregon (2012-present)
  • Member, National Center for State Courts Lawyers Committee (2011-present)
  • Oregon Independent College Foundation
    • Board of Directors and Executive Committee (Past)
    • Member (2002-2011)
    • Chair, Board of Trustees (2005-2009)
  • Willamette University School of Law
    • Emeritus (1998-Present)
    • Member (1988-1998)
    • Executive Committee (1992-1997)
    • Chair, Board of Visitors (1992-1994)
  • PAC College Arts & Sciences, University of Portland
    • Member (2009-2010)
    • Chair (2005-2006)
  • Chairman, Portland Trial Department, Lane Powell PC (1993-1998)
  • Chairman, Professional Services Counsel, “Bounce Back Oregon” seminar for professional service groups dealing with the Oregon economy (April 29, 2003)
  • Board of Directors, Children’s Cancer Association (2002-2008)
  • Circuit Court Judge, Pro Tem, Multnomah County (1987-1992 and 1994-1998)
  • Judicial Liaison, Defense Research Institute’s National Judicial Task Force (2011-present)
  • Oregon Federal Bar Association
    • President (1994-1995)
    • Executive Committee (1987-1995)
  • Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel
  • Lawyer’s Delegate, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference (1995-1998)
  • Member, Oregon Law Commission Eminent Domain Statutory Revision Workgroup (2002-2004)
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
    • President (1994-1995)
    • Executive Board (1988-1995)
  • Board of Directors, Oregon Chapter of Multiple Sclerosis Society (1995-2002)
  • Oregon Court of Appeals Liaison Committee (2005-Present)
  • Oregon Federal Court Liaison (1988-1990)
  • Board of Directors, Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (Past)
  • Presidential Advisory Council (PAC), University of Portland (2001-2006)
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association

Robert E. Maloney Jr.

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2105 | maloneyr@lanepowell.com

Date
10.15.2014
08.18.2014
08.15.2013
02.15.2013
12.12.2012
09.18.2012
08.28.2012
02.29.2012
10.25.2011
10.11.2011
09.28.2011
08.31.2011
08.09.2011
04.26.2011
04.12.2011
03.29.2011
03.01.2011
08.05.2010
01.21.2010
11.02.2009

Robert E. Maloney Jr.

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2105 | maloneyr@lanepowell.com

Date
07.20.2011