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Curriculum Vitae

Born:   May 7, 1953
Palo Alto, California

Secondary School:
Jesuit High School
Portland, Oregon, 1971
Boston College High School
Boston, Massachusetts

University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
B.A., 1975
L=Universita Per Stranieri
Perugia, Italy (Summer 1973)

Law School:
Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School of Law
Portland, Oregon
J.D., 1979
(Member, Moot Court Board)

Oregon Supreme Court, 1979
U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, 1979
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1995
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1980
Supreme Court of the United States, 1995

Oregon State Bar
House of Delegates 2008 - present
Antitrust Section Executive Committee, 1996 - 2001 | Chair, 1999 - 2000
Federal Practice and Procedure Committee, 1988 - 1991; 2001 - 2004 | Chair, 2004
Sections on Antitrust, Business, Securities, Litigation, and Appellate

Multnomah County Bar Association
Professionalism Committee, 1998 – 2001 | Co-Chair, 2000
Legislative Committee, 1986 - 1989
Multnomah County Arbitration Panel, 1985 - present

American Bar Association
Private Antitrust Litigation Committee, 1999 - 2000
Sections on Antitrust, Securities, and Business Law

Federal Bar Association
Arbitration Panel, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (formerly NASD)

"Permanent Injunctions, Temporary Restraining Orders, and Preliminary Injunctions"
Chapter 30 (2006  and 2001 Supp.) Oregon Civil Pleading & Practice, Oregon State Bar

"Attorney Fees and Costs"
Chapter 26 (2009 and 2002 Supp.), Federal Civil Litigation in Oregon, Oregon State Bar

Multnomah Bar Association, Award of Merit (2001)

Who's Who in American Law

2009 Oregon Super Lawyers
V rated by Martindale-Hubbell (20 years)

Practice Areas
Business litigation including antitrust, securities, class actions and other complex litigation. Business law, real estate and antitrust counseling.  Appellate practice.

Law Offices of Michael G. Hanlon
Portland, Oregon
2000 - present
1983 - 1997

Partner, Ambrose Hanlon LLP
Portland, Oregon
1997 - 2000

Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division
State of Oregon Dept. of Justice
Salem, Oregon

Law Offices of Henry A. Carey
Portland, Oregon
Associate Attorney, 1979, 1981 - 1982
Law Clerk, 1977 - 1979

Reported Cases
Vogl v. Dept. of Rev., 327 Or. 193, 960 P.2d 373 (1998) ($340 million recovery for class of federal retirees arising out of Oregon's taxation of federal retirement benefits)

Wong v. Wong, 134 Or. App. 13, 894 P.2d 519, rev. denied 322 Or. 167, 903 P.2d 885 (1995) (defended general partner in trial of limited partnership dispute - JNOV granted based on absence of personal jurisdiction, affirmed on appeal)

Mittendorf v. Stone Lumber Co., 874 F. Supp. 292 (D. Or. 1995) (represented plaintiff in employment dispute concerning arbitrability under the F.A.A.)

Hollen v. Fitzwater, 125 Or. App. 288, 865 P.2d 1298 (1993) (represented defendants on appeal of constructive trust obtained by counterclaim)

International Commodities Export Corp. v. North Pacific Lumber, 764 F. Supp. 608 (D. Or. 1991) (represented plaintiff NY based commodity brokerage firm in trial of successful declaratory judgment action declaring no liability to defendant commodity purchaser)

Northwest Bell Telephone Co. v. Northwest Overland Corporation, 100 Or. App. 259, 785 P.2d 802 (1990) (represented defendant/third party plaintiff in appeal of summary judgment obtained in trial court)

In Re Schneider, 99 B.R. 974 (9th Cir. BAP 1989) (represented creditor in adversary proceeding in bankruptcy; judgment affirmed on appeal for nondischargeability of debtor by reason of fraud or defalcation by debtor as fiduciary)

Sims Snowboards, Inc. v. Kelly, 863 F.2d 643 (9th Cir. 1988) (represented defendants Burton Snowboards and Craig Kelly in dispute with competitor over world champion athlete's endorsement; successfully reversed trial court entry of preliminary injunction in appeal to Ninth Circuit)

Airweld, Inc. v. Airco, Inc., 576 F. Supp. 676 (D. Or. 1983), aff'd, 742 F.2d 1184 (9th Cir. 1984), cert. denied, 469 U.S. 1213 (1985) (local counsel for plaintiff in trial of antitrust action; $1 million jury verdict for plaintiff overturned JNOV)

Powell v. Equitable Svgs and Loan Assn., 57 Or. App. 110, 634 P.2d 1331, rev. denied, 293 Or. 394 (1982) (represented plaintiffs in class action concerning mortgage tax and insurance reserves; settlement obtained for Oregon class members, choice of law issues in multi-state class action argued on appeal)

In Re Coordinated Pretrial Proceedings in Petroleum Products Antitrust Litigation, (MDL -150), 497 F. Supp. 218 (C.D. Cal. 1980) (represented plaintiff State of Oregon in discovery phase of multi-district litigation antitrust case – subsequently settled a decade later following reversal of summary judgment for defendants in the Ninth Circuit)

Other Significant Litigation
East Portland Imaging Center, P.C. et al. v. Providence Health System-Oregon, et al. (D. Or. 3:05-cv-00465-KI) (represented defendant joint venture consisting of  Providence Health System and  radiology physician group in defense of antitrust claims for monopolization of diagnostic imaging brought by competing radiology clinics; claims dismissed with no liability for client) 

Horenstein, et al. v. Mortgage Market Inc., et al. (D. Or. CV 98-1104 AA) (represented defendant corporation and president in defense of FLSA overtime compensation class action; case successfully dismissed and no class certified based upon arbitration agreements, affirmed on appeal to Ninth Circuit)

Rentrak Corporation v. Kingston et al. (D. Or. CV 98-1004-HA) (represented defendant Hollywood Entertainment Corporation (Hollywood Video) in antitrust litigation; no liability for client)

Dunleavy v. Milwaukee Bucks, Inc., (D. Or. CV 97-1121-HA) (local counsel for defendant Milwaukee Bucks basketball organization in action initiated by Bucks= former coach Michael Dunleavy)

Monroe v. Hughes, 860 F. Supp. 733 (D. Or. 1991) aff'd, 31 F.3d 772 (9th Cir. 1994) (represented third party defendant participating underwriters in securities class action litigation; no liability for clients)

Gilbertson v. Leasing Consultants, Inc., et al., (D. Or.) (represented third party defendant general partner in securities litigation at trial level, settled; case later appealed by non-settling defendants sub nom. Lampf, Pleva, Lipkind, Prupis & Pettigrow v. Gilbertson, 501 U.S. 350 (1991))

In Re Cement and Concrete Antitrust Litigation (MDL-296) (D. Ariz.) (discovery and trial preparation for plaintiffs in antitrust litigation as Oregon Assistant Attorney General and later as private plaintiffs' counsel in multi-district litigation; settled)

In Re Rebar Antitrust Litigation (W.D. Wa.) (participated in discovery and settlement of antitrust claims in multi-district litigation for plaintiff State of Oregon)

Also participated as counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation in state and federal courts in Alaska, Arizona, California, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington