Andrew J. Morrow Jr.

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2163 |

Areas of Practice

Andy Morrow focuses his practice on business organizations, mergers and acquisitions, and ongoing representation of corporations and limited liability companies. He represents a variety of publicly traded and privately held borrowers with respect to their bank and other debt financing. He has particular experience representing owners and operators of skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and senior housing, and financial institutions. Andy was actively involved in the drafting and revising of the Oregon Business Corporation Act and the Oregon Bank Act and is frequently consulted by other lawyers on Oregon corporate and banking law issues.

Professional Experience

  • Foster Pepper LLP/Roberts Kaplan LLP, Partner (1987-2010)
  • Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, Associate (1980-1987)

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon
  • Washington


  • Stanford University (J.D., 1980)
  • University of Oregon (B.A., 1974)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Business
  • Cooperative Law
  • Corporate Finance and Securities
  • Dealers and Manufacturers Relations
  • Finance and Banking
  • Financial Institutions
  • FinTech
  • Senior Living and Long Term Care Client Team
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities Regulation


Andy has authored chapters for Advising Oregon Businesses (Oregon CLE editions since 1989), Oregon Legislation (Oregon CLE, multiple editions), and other legal and business publications.

Speaking Engagements

Andy is a speaker on the Oregon Business Corporation Act and Oregon banking law as well as other legal topics.

Awards and Honors

  • AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Named one of The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law (2007-2018); Mergers & Acquisitions (2018)
  • Named as Oregon “Super Lawyer,” Oregon Super Lawyers®, Business/Corporate (2006-2010)
  • James B. Castles Leadership Award for Leadership and Excellence in Law and Community Service, presented by the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section (2001)
  • Oregon State Bar President’s Membership Service Award (1992)

Professional and Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Business Law Section
    • Member, Health Law Section
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon Health Care Association
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Oregon State Bar, Business Law Section
    • Chair, Executive Committee (1992-1993, 2006)
    • Executive Committee (1989-1994, 2005-2009)
    • Legislative Committee (1991, 1993, 1995, 1999-2010)
    • Chair, Legislative Committee (1989-1993, 1999-2005)
  • Oregon Business Corporation Act Task Force
    • Member (1985-1993, 2001-2004)
    • Secretary & Comment Editor (1985-1989)
    • Chair (1989-1993)
  • Oregon State Bar, Securities Regulation Section
    • Member (Present)
    • Executive Committee (1990-1992)
  • Member, Oregon State Bar, Health Law Section
  • Member, Oregon State Bar, Sustainable Future Section
  • Washington State Bar Association
    • Member, Business Law Section
    • Member, Healthcare Section
  • Member, American Society of Media Photographers