Barran Liebman LLP
601 SW 2nd Avenue, Suite 2300
Portland, Oregon 97204
Andrew Schpak has been exclusively representing management in employment litigation and providing advice in employment matters for over eleven years. He works with government entities, businesses of all sizes, and non-profit organizations. Andrew drafts and updates workplace policies and employee handbooks, provides workplace training, and advises clients on employment issues when they arise. He also drafts, reviews, and negotiates employment, partnership, and independent contractor agreements, as well as confidentiality, non-solicitation, and non-competition agreements. Andrew represents clients before state and federal administrative agencies and in state and federal court proceedings. He has represented client in trials and on appeal. Andrew led both the American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD) and the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) Young Lawyers Section. He now acts as an ABA YLD Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates, a member of the Standing Committee on Meetings and Travel, and as a LP Fellow to the ABA Law Practice Division. He also is a Life Fellow and Board Member of the American Bar Foundation. Locally, he sits on the Multnomah Bar Association Board of Directors and is a member of its Finance and Operations Committee. He just completed an eight year term on the Board of NWEEO/Affirmative Action Association and a nine year term on the Board of Directors of the Hollywood Theatre, having led each Board for at least two years. Andrew was first listed in the Oregon Super Lawyer Magazine as a Rising Star in 2009 and has been listed as a Super Lawyer since 2013. Since 2014, he has been ranked as an “Up and Coming” attorney for Labor & Employment law in the state of Oregon by Chambers & Partners USA. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and as a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) by the Society for Human Resources Management. Andrew graduated from Reed College and received his J.D. from Cornell Law School. He is admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington state and federal courts.
Andrew "does a great job of understanding the client" and is "very knowledgeable and very thorough."- Client Interview