Hans Huggler resolves his clients’ cases with a practical and courteous approach. A long-time Pacific Northwesterner admitted to practice in Oregon, Washington and Alaska, Hans has experience advocating for individual and business clients in state and federal courts, and believes client service and responsiveness is the foundation of a successful practice. READ MORE
Hans represents a variety of transportation clients, including shippers, operators, carriers and OEMs in cargo, commercial and tort litigation throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Hans also advises insurers on coverage and represents them in coverage claims in areas including marine, environmental, general commercial, umbrella and excess, life, and group employee benefits.
Along with his concentrations in transportation and insurance, Hans has advocated for clients across a diverse range of matters, including consumer mortgage and banking cases, product liability actions, antitrust class actions, and a range of commercial contract disputes.
Hans’s professional background helps him advocate for his clients effectively in any situation and has helped his clients resolve dozens of disputes out of court. His prior experience in public service and law enforcement make him an effective communicator not only with lawyers and judges but with clients, witnesses and opposing parties as well. Having worked in customer service from a young age, Hans recognizes the value of responsiveness and helping clients understand the often-daunting litigation process. Moreover, his experience as a judicial clerk and extern provide him with insight into how best to persuade the judges and juries who will ultimately decide the outcome of a case.
No matter the case, Hans focuses on driving toward a fair and cost-effective resolution for his clients and enjoys the challenge of helping clients overcome the legal obstacles they face in pursuing thriving lives and businesses.
U.S. District Court, District of Alaska, Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Sharon L. Gleason (2014-2015)
Lewis & Clark Tax Clinic, Intern (2014)
Lane Powell PC, Summer Associate (2013)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Judicial Extern to the Honorable Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain (2012-2013)
U.S. Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration, Law Clerk (2012)
Oregon Health & Science University, Department of Public Safety
Hillsboro Police Department, Reserve Police Officer (2008-2011)
Medic North Emergency Services Ltd.
Transportation Lawyers Association
Oregon State Bar House of Delegates, Member (2016-Present)
Portland City Club, Member (2016-Present)
Federal Bar Association, Oregon Chapter, Member (2014-Present)
Alliance Française de Portland, Member (2016-Present)
"Ones to Watch," Best Lawyers®, Commercial Litigation, Transportation (2021)
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