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Mr. Craig A Crispin

Strategic and aggressive employment law representation
  • Employment Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • Oregon
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Mr. Crispin limits his practice exclusively to labor and employment matters primarily on behalf of individuals. He is sought out for his strategic representation of individuals in highly complex employment situations involving changes in employment, acceptance of a new position, promotions, demotions, developing exit strategies, negotiating severance, and litigating breaches of employment contracts. He often represents higher level executive employees, physicians, university professors, and other professionals. An experienced litigator, Mr. Crispin also represents individuals at all levels who have been discriminated against based on age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, workplace injury, or safety complaint; sexually or racially harassed; been retaliated against for making use of medical leave; unlawfully paid; not reinstated to employment upon return to work from an on-the-job injury; or in some other way treated unlawfully. Mr. Crispin has had the opportunity to appear twice before the United States Supreme Court in employment cases. He has argued employment cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Oregon Supreme Court, and the Oregon Court of Appeals. Many of these cases have resulted in important appellate rulings expanding the rights of employees. Martindale-Hubbell, the premier lawyer rating service in the United States, provides an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability. Attorneys receive a Peer Review Ratings™ based on evaluations by other members of the bar and the judiciary.Martindale-Hubbell has rated Mr. Crispin "AV Preeminent," a significant rating accomplishment and testament to the fact that Mr. Crispin's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. Mr. Crispin has also been named to the Oregon Super Lawyers every year since its inception in 2006.

Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fees are determined on a case by case basis
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Washington State Bar Association
ID Number: 11783
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Willamette University College of Law
J.D. (1981) | Law
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Activities: Editor in Chief, Willamette Law Review
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Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
B.S. (1978) | Education
Honors: University Honors
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Professional Associations
Oregon Sate Bar
Disciplinary Board
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Websites & Blogs
Crispin Russell Employment Lawyers
Contact & Map
1834 SW 58th Avenue
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97221
Telephone: (503) 293 Ext. 5759