Phillip C. Gilbert

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Gresham, Oregon

Phillip C. Gilbert & Associates, PC
Phillip C. Gilbert
Phillip C. Gilbert & Associates, PC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Business Litigation, General Litigation; view more

Licensed in Oregon since: 1992

Education: Lewis & Clark Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2024
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Phillip C. Gilbert & Associates, PC

103 Southeast 223rd Avenue
Suite A
Gresham, OR 97030 Visit website


A former insurance claims adjuster turned attorney, Phillip C. Gilbert is the esteemed founder of Phillip C. Gilbert & Associates, PC, located in Gresham, Oregon. His dedicated practice primarily revolves around representing individuals in Oregon who have suffered injuries arising from a wide variety of accidents or someone’s malpractice. His commitment to justice pushed him to establish his own legal firm to provide top-notch legal services to those in dire need.

Mr. Gilbert is a seasoned attorney with extensive experience in a wide array of personal injury cases, including wrongful death claims, automobile accidents, medical malpractice, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, trucking accidents, insurance disputes, motorcycle accidents, incidents involving drunk drivers, on-the-job injuries and hospital negligence cases.

Mr. Gilbert’s unique background as an insurance claims adjuster and later an insurance defense attorney gives him a unique edge when it comes to personal injury cases. With a deep understanding of how the industry operates and the tactics they employ, he approaches each case with a strategic mindset, with the mission of obtaining maximum compensation for his clients.

In 1985, he earned his bachelor's degree in political science from Oregon State University. After working for a couple of years, Mr. Gilbert embarked on the next phase of his educational journey at Lewis & Clark Law School, in the late 1980s. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 1992, along with an official bar license to practice law in the state as well.

Along with his AV Preeminent* rating through Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Gilbert has received several honors and accolades, including an inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 list.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, General Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Insurance, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Non-Compete Agreements, Personal Injury - Defense, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Business Litigation
  • 10% General Litigation
  • 10% Insurance Coverage
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1992, Oregon

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Educational Background:
  • Associate degree, Linn-Benton Community College in Albany, 1983
  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, Oregon State University, 1985
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $710,000.00 settlement of a wrongful death claim that arose from a high-speed Gresham car accident, 2022.
  • $3,000,000 settlement of a medical negligence claim against a radiologist (errors led to above the knee amputation), 2019.
  • In 2008, two-week personal injury trial to multi-million-dollar verdict in Multnomah County, Oregon. Settlement of multiple cases for one million dollars or more, 2008.
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Selected for Inclusion in Stanford's Who's Who, 2011
  • Top 100 Lawyers - Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Lewis & Clark Law School - Moot Court Competition, 1991
  • Top Attorneys in Oregon, Portland Monthly Magazine, 2013
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, since 2012
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • United States Supreme Court
  • State Bar of Oregon, Member
  • State Bar of Washington, Member

Office location for Phillip C. Gilbert

103 Southeast 223rd Avenue
Suite A
Gresham, OR 97030

Phone: 503-868-4840


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2024

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