Barran Liebman LLP
601 SW 2nd Avenue, Suite 2300
Portland, Oregon 97204
Kyle Abraham represents employers in both traditional labor and employment law matters. He works with businesses of all sizes, government entities, and not-for-profit organizations. Kyle’s labor practice includes negotiating collective bargaining agreements and representing employers before labor arbitrators, the National Labor Relations Board, and the Oregon Employment Relations Board. In his employment law practice, Kyle works closely with employers to develop effective workplace policies, and he provides proactive advice and counsel. He regularly provides training on workplace polices to human resource professionals, supervisors and employees. In addition, Kyle regularly conducts workplace investigations into allegations of harassment and employee misconduct. Kyle is an experienced litigator who has successfully represented clients before U.S. circuit and district courts, Oregon and Washington state courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries, and other state and federal agencies. Kyle leverages his experience to help employers anticipate and resolve problems at the earliest possible stage and in a cost-effective manner, with the confidence and experience to defend employers if the matter escalates to litigation.
Kyle also enjoys being actively involved in the labor and employment law community. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and continuing legal education programs on a variety of employment and labor issues. He is also a Director on the Portland Human Resource Management Association Board, holding the position of Director of Legislative Affairs, and serves as a member of the Oregon State Bar, Labor and Employment Section, Executive Committee.
Prior to joining Barran Liebman, he served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) and represented the Air Force in labor and employment matters around the world. Kyle continues his service as a JAG in the Oregon Air National Guard.