Chip Hudson is a real estate and commercial litigator, representing clients in matters involving eminent domain, land use and administrative law. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® for his work in Eminent Domain and Condemnation, and was named Portland’s “Lawyer of the Year” for 2016, 2017, and 2022 by Best Lawyers® in that practice area. READ MORE
Chip represents clients before government agencies, in state and federal trial courts, and in appellate proceedings, where several cases have produced landmark decisions.
Chip’s eminent domain practice includes work on behalf of individual and business clients, as well as representation of utility companies and local government agencies. He frequently speaks on topics related to eminent domain and access law.
Chip also represents business clients, including financial institutions, in a variety of other real estate and commercial disputes.
In his spare time, Chip enjoys backpacking and river running.
He has been with Lane Powell since 1983.
Senior Law Project (1984-1992)
Oregon Law Center, Southeast Legal Clinic (1993-2014)
Oregon State Bar; Sections on Real Estate and Land Use, and Sustainable Futures
Multnomah Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, Inc. (“Blue Sky Gallery”), Board of Directors (1989-Present); Secretary (2017-Present)
Business for Culture and the Arts, Board of Directors (2005-2014); Secretary (2013-2014)
The Best Lawyers in America© 2023 Recognizes 90 Lane Powell Attorneys
Fifteen Lane Powell Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers in Oregon for 2022
“Portland Lawyer of the Year” Best Lawyers®, Eminent Domain and Condemnation (2016-2017, 2022)
The Best Lawyers in America©, Eminent Domain and Condemnation (2011-2024)
“Oregon Super Lawyer,” Thomson Reuters, Eminent Domain (2010-2023)
AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
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