Portland Office
2177 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201


Astoria Office
800 Exchange St., Suite 330
Astoria, OR 97103



Michael G. Neff


Phone: (503) 225-0777

: neff@hk-law.com



Montana native Michael Neff graduated in 1982 with a B.A. in History from Whitman College, and received his law degree in 1992 from the University of Oregon.  Prior to attending law school, Mike was the political writer for the Coeur d’Alene Press and served as Assistant Press Secretary to U.S. Senator Jim McClure of Idaho. While in law school, Mike represented the University of Oregon in the National Moot Court Competition.

Representative Work

Mike negotiated a $25 million United States Forest Service acquisition of timberland in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area on behalf of landowners who suffered severe downsizing as the result of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act.

Mike represented a major international trading company in its successful efforts to site and develop a $200 million grain export facility in Longview, Washington.

Mike served as Special Deputy Prosecuting Attorney to Skamania County in the country’s landmark victory over the Columbia River Gorge Commission.

Community Involvement

  • Member and supporter of St. Clare’s Parish
  • Coach and volunteer for the Raleigh Hills Little League
  • Member, Tigard Planning Commission, 1996-1998
  • Oregon Investment Board
  • President of Friends of Beaverton Football



  • Oregon Circuit and Federal Courts
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals


  • J.D., University of Oregon
  • B.A., History, Whitman College


  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar