Aruna A. Masih

Aruna A. Masih

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Portland, OR

Bennett Hartman, Attorneys at Law LLP
 | 210 SW Morrison Street, Suite 500
Portland, OR 97204-3149
Phone: 503-227-4600
Fax: 503-248-6800
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (80%),
  • Employee Benefits (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Punjabi,
  • Hindi,
  • French
    Attorney Profile

    Aruna represents employees, labor unions, and employee benefit trust funds in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies charged with enforcing employment, labor, and civil rights laws. Since 2003, she has also been a part of her firm’s PERS team, representing public employees in their fight to preserve retirement benefits before the legislature and courts. She serves on the Oregon State Bar’s Advisory Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (ACDI) and has previosuly served as Chair of the OSB Labor and Employment Section Executive Committee. She studied law at Tulane Law School and Creighton University School of Law and earned her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Wellesley College.

    About Aruna Masih

    Admitted: 1997, Oregon

    Professional Webpage: http://bennetthartman.com/attorney/aruna-a-masih/

    Honors/Awards:

    • For commitment to fostering and promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, Diversity Award, Multnomah Bar Association, 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Oregon State Bar Advisory Committee for Diversity and Inclusion, Chair, 2020
    • Oregon State Bar Advisory Committee for Diversity and Inclusion, 2018
    • OSB Labor & Employment Section Executive Committee, Member, 2014
    • OSB Labor & Employment Section Executive Committee, Chair, 2018
    • OSB Labor & Employment Section Executive Committee, Secretary, 2015
    • Oregon Women Lawyers Association, Board Member , 2014
    • Oregon Women Lawyers Foundation, Board Member and Officer, 2005
    • OSB Labor & Employment Section Executive Committee, Chair Elect, 2017

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author, Legal Issues in Education: Employee Rights Manual for Oregon School Employees, Oregon Education Association, 2003
    • Co-Author, PERS, OPSRP, and Related Programs, Labor and Employment Law: Public Sector, Oregon State Bar, 2011
    • Co-Author, Contested Case Preparation and Strategy, Oregon Administrative Law, Oregon State Bar, 2016

    Representative Clients:

    • PERS Coalition of Unions  

    Educational Background:

    • BA cum laude International Relations and French, Wellesley College , 1994

    Industry Groups

    • Public Sector Workers
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    Office Location for Aruna A. Masih

    210 SW Morrison Street
    Suite 500
    Portland, OR 97204-3149

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    Last Updated: 9/28/2020

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