Portland Attorney Colin Hunter

Professional Background

Colin Hunter represents clients in a broad range of civil, criminal and regulatory matters. His practice focuses primarily on litigating business disputes relating to contracts, corporate ownership and governance, and commercial real estate.

Mr. Hunter has successfully tried cases to both juries and judges, and he has developed, drafted, and argued winning legal theories in both state and federal civil litigation. He has represented clients in civil actions involving antitrust, breach of contract, fraud, intentional interference and other business torts, and disputed real property transactions. He also has represented clients in state and federal criminal and regulatory investigations arising out of alleged false claims, embezzlement, national-security offenses and securities and wire fraud.

A former intelligence officer, Mr. Hunter brings significant experience in government service to his litigation practice. He previously served as a political analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency, a law clerk with the Counterterrorism Section of the United States Department of Justice, an extern with the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California, and as Communications Director for a nationally recognized Congressional campaign in Northern California. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hunter worked as a litigation associate at Stoel Rives LLP.

Mr. Hunter graduated cum laude and with major honors from Claremont McKenna College and later earned his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall).

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