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Gary V. Abbott

Gary V. Abbott, the founder of Abbott Law Group, is an Oregon native. He graduated from Portland State University in 1969, from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College in 1972, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Environmental Law Review, and before going into private practice was Oregon Supreme Court Justice Tongue's law clerk from 1972 - 1973.

Gary retired from the Oregon State Bar in 2018. His practice primarily involved complex litigation including insurance, products liability, intellectual property and securities litigation, and the representation of attorneys, accountants, insurance agents and other professionals. He was a member of the Litigation Counsel of America, the Defense Research Institute, the Oregon and Washington Associations of Defense Counsel, and the Oregon, Washington and American Bar Associations.

Gary is looking forward in his retirement to rekindling a passion of his youth, sailing, being a full time husband, son, father and grandfather, and checking off some items from his forty-six-year "to do" list.

Our Philosophy

Abbott Law Group is committed to resolving cases based on the client's goals and best interests. Sometimes, that is taking a case through trial. Other times, it is resolving a claim or dispute early in the process. Resolving cases in today's legal environment requires creative solutions and thinking outside the box. The attorneys at Abbott Law Group excel at listening to the client's needs and litigating cases in a way that serves the client's best interests.

Our History

Abbott Law Group's founding shareholder, Gary V. Abbott, built his career and successful practice by being an excellent trial lawyer and providing his clients with the highest quality of legal representation in the most cost-effective manner. The current owners of Abbott Law Group, Annalie Faddis and Klarice Benn continue to carry on the values and level of legal representation that the firm's clients have come to expect.