Founded on Service and Results
Haglund Kelley had its start in 1988, providing legal services to Oregon business, maritime, forest products and real estate communities and representing the rights of injured people in Oregon and Washington.
Today Haglund Kelley is a full service law firm known for our expertise in litigation and a special focus on antitrust law, commercial litigation, employment law, environmental and natural resources law, government affairs, Indian law, maritime law, real property and land use law, as well as personal injury, negligence and wrongful death law.
Record of Results
Throughout the years the firm has been dedicated to achieving winning results for our clients. Because of our strong advocacy, legal experience and willingness to go to trial, we’ve secured some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the region.
Secured two large antitrust settlements for the firm’s clients in Westwood v. Weyerhaeuser and Coast Mountain v. Weyerhaeuser, $34.5 million and $14 million respectively.
Obtained $11.6 million verdict in Androutsakos v. M/V PSARA, Chevron U.S.A. and PSARA Shipping Corp. for a client who sustained severe brain injury as a result of a maritime accident.
Represented the State of Washington against negligent parties involved in an oil spill off the Washington coast. The settlement remains the largest oil spill settlement on record in the State of Washington.
Briefed important Indian rights cases before the United States Supreme Court including United States v. John (Indian country), Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe (tribal criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians), U.S. v. Washington (treaty fishing rights) and Cook Inlet Tribal Council v. Catholic Social Services, Inc. (cert denied in an important Indian Child Welfare Act case).
John Michael Cooke, Ron Swor, and the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel v. Tim Tubra, secured a jury verdict of $355,000 for former pastor on defamation claim involving complex constitutional issue, and protected verdict on appeal in all Oregon appellate courts and the United States Supreme Court.
Negotiated a $25 Million Forest Service land acquisition in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area