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Stephen F. Crew

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Portland, OR

Crew Janci LLP
1200 NW Naito Pkwy, Suite 500
Portland, OR 97209-2829
Phone: 503-868-5433
Fax: 503-467-4940
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2022
Licensed in Oregon Since: 1978
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Involved in over 100 jury trials and with over three decades of experience, Stephen Crew represents clients throughout the country, in matters of antitrust, class action and civil litigation. Since obtaining the largest antitrust jury verdict in the Pacific Northwest for $84 million, he has focused his career on helping survivors of childhood sexual abuse. As the founding partner of Crew Janci LLP, he takes on institutions of trust such as the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, the Catholic Church, the Mormon Church and the Boy Scouts of America.

An advocate for the rights of everyday people against insurance companies and large corporations, Mr. Crew focuses his law practice on complex commercial litigation, Title IX and childhood sexual abuse, including priest/clergy abuse and Boy Scout abuse. For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

At the University of Oregon in 1974, he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration before attending the Netherlands School of International Business where he earned a degree in International Business in 1973. He then attended Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College where he obtained a Juris Doctor in 1978.

He is a past chair and board member for Network Behavioral Healthcare and Ecunet Housing. From the Senior Law Project, he earned a pro bono award as a volunteer and currently volunteers for St. Andrew’s Legal Clinic. Mr. Crew is also a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the Oregon Criminal Justice Council, the Psychiatric Security Review Board and several sections of the Oregon State Bar, the American Bar Association and the Multnomah Bar Association.

* 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
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2022

About Stephen F. Crew

First Admitted: 1978, Oregon

Professional Webpage:

Representative Clients

  • Victims of Wrongful Death and Catastrophic Injuries
  • Adult Victims of Sexual Assault, Rape, and Exploitation 
  • Victims of Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation


  • This is the quarterly newsletter for our law firm, O'Donnell Clark & Crew LLP, OC&C Newsletter


  • In this video, attorney Steve Crew explains how a sexual abuser "grooms" a child he has selected., Attorney Steve Crew, Interview on Child Sexual Abuse

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Received small firm pro bono award, Senior Law Project, Volunteer
  • St. Andrew’s Legal Clinic, Volunteer
  • Campaign for Equal Justice


  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Oregon Super Lawyer

Educational Background

  • Degree in International Business, Netherlands School of International Business, 1973
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Oregon, 1974

Bar/Professional Activity

  • US Court of Federal Claims, 2020
  • Professionalism Committee, past chair, Multnomah Bar Association
  • Psychiatric Security Review Board
  • Ecunet Housing, Board member and Past Chair
  • Litigation Committee, American Bar Association
  • Business Litigation Section, Oregon State Bar
  • Antitrust Section, Oregon State Bar
  • Equality on the Legal Profession Committee, past chair, Multnomah Bar Association
  • Network Behavioral Healthcare, Board member and Past Chair
  • Antitrust and Trade Committee, American Bar Association
  • Litigation Section, Oregon State Bar
  • Oregon State Bar Disciplinary Counsel, Oregon State Bar
  • Defense of Indigent Accused Committee, past chair, Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • Defense of Indigent Accused Committee, past chair, Oregon State Bar
  • Oregon Criminal Justice Council
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Office Location for Stephen F. Crew

1200 NW Naito Pkwy
Suite 500
Portland, OR 97209-2829

Phone: 503-868-5433

Fax: 503-467-4940

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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