Robert J. McGaughey

Top rated alternative dispute resolution attorney in Portland, Oregon

Chenoweth Law Group, P.C.
Robert J. McGaughey
Chenoweth Law Group, P.C.

Practice Areas: Alternative dispute resolution, Business litigation, Closely held business view more

Licensed in Oregon since: 1980

Education: The University of Akron School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

Chenoweth Law Group, P.C.

510 SW 5th Avenue
Fourth Floor
Portland, OR 97204 Phone: 503-446-6261 Email: Robert J. McGaughey Visit website

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Bob McGaughey has more than 40 years of experience representing individuals and business clients both in litigation and arbitration. In recent years, he has served both as a mediator and arbitrator in a wide range of disputes.

His practice has emphisized:

  • Securities litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Business dissolution
  • Contract disputes

Bob began his legal career in 1980 after earning his law degree from The University of Akron School of Law and his admissions to the Oregon State Bar.

Over the course of a legal career, Bob has built a reputation as one of the Pacific Northwest's leading trial attorneys. His reputation, along with the respect of his clients and his peers, has earned him a number of honors, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and inclusion on the list of the nation's top attorneys from The Best Lawyers in America.

Bob was the 2021 recipient of the Castles Leadership Award, established in 1998 to recognize an Oregon lawyer for excellence in the practice of business law, professionalism among fellow business lawyers and outstanding community leadership. It is the highest recognition that the OSB Business Law Section can bestow on one of its members.

In addition to his work in the courtroom, Mr. McGaughey is also an active member of the legal community. He is a regular guest speaker, respected author on legal topics and member of a number of organizations, including the Multnomah Bar Association, where he has served on a number of committees.

*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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 

Practice areas

Alternative dispute resolution, Business litigation, Closely held business, Securities litigation, Employment litigation: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1980, Oregon

Professional Webpage: https://www.chenowethlaw.com/attorney/mcgaughey-robert-j/

Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Admitted to Practice: Oregon -- 1980
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Oregon Corporate Law Handbook (2013), Author
  • Washington Corporate Law Handbook (2000), Author
  • Oregon Securities Law Handbook (Plf 1991), Author
  • Linfield College, McMinnville: Oregon: Part-time Business Law Instructor, (2000-04)
  • Bassist College, Portland, Oregon: Part-time Business Law Instructor, (1989-96)
  • Speaker at programs sponsored by the Oregon State Bar, OSB Professional Liability Fund, Northwest Securities Institute, Oregon Law Institute, Oregon Securities Regulation Section, Internal Revenue Service, Institute for Paralegal Education, Oregon Legal Secretaries Association, Lorman, National Business Institute and other organizations
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Chair, OSB Business Litigation Section (1997-98)
  • Member, Executive Board, OSB Securities Regulation Section (1989-96)
  • Member, OSB Business Law Section, Task Force on Changes to Corporation Act (2001)
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee (2006-09)
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Assoc., Continuing Legal Education Committee (1994-96)
  • Washington Bar Association
  • Member, OSB Business Law Section, Legislation (LLC) Committee (1995)
  • Chair, OSB Securities Regulation Section (1994-95)
  • Member, OSB Securities Regulation Section, Task Force on Uniform Securities Act (2004-06)
  • Member, OSB Business Law Section, Continuing Legal Ed Committee (1993-96)
  • Member, OSB Continuing Legal Education Committee (1989-92)
  • Oregon Bar Association
  • Member, Executive Board, OSB Business Litigation Section (1995-99)
  • Delegate, OSB House of Delegates (2011 – 2014)
  • Member, OSB Business Law Section, Task Force on Close Corporations (1999)
  • Co-grader, Oregon Bar Exam, Winter & Summer 1999
  • Co-Chair, Northwest Securities Law Institute (1994)
Educational Background:
  • Lowell Technological Institute, BSEE, 1971, 1971
  • University Akron, JD, 1980
  • University of Akron, MA, 1975, 1975
Honors/Awards:
  • Bob McGaughey was the 2021 recipient of the Castles Leadership Award, established in 1998 to recognize an Oregon lawyer for excellence in the practice of business law, professionalism among fellow business lawyers and outstanding community leadership. It is the highest recognition that the OSB Business Law Section can bestow on one of its members., James B. Castles Leadership Award, OSB Business Law Section, 2021
  • Best Lawyers®
  • AV rating by Martindale Hubbell
  • Oregon Super Lawyers®

Office location for Robert J. McGaughey

510 SW 5th Avenue
Fourth Floor
Portland, OR 97204

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14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

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