Firm News
In Memoriam: Jacob Rasmussen
It is with deep sorrow that we announce that Jacob Rasmussen passed away June 21, 2021, after a difficult battle with cancer. Jake graduated from The University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law. Before joining Smith Freed Eberhard,…
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Wednesday July 21, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
2021 Oregon Super Lawyers© and Rising Stars
Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to announce Jeff Eberhard has been selected for the 2021 Edition of Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and…
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Tuesday July 20, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Katie Russell, Our Newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard
Please join us in welcoming Katie Russell! Katie is based in our Portland office and is working on Bill Taaffe's team. Her practice focuses on commercial liability defense. Katie graduated from UC Davis School of Law in 2020 where she…
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Tuesday July 6, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Carleigh McMahon, Our Newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard
Please join us in welcoming Carleigh McMahon, our newest associate attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard. Carleigh is based in our Portland office and is working on Bill Taaffe's team. Her practice focuses on commercial liability defense and personal lines. After…
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Thursday May 27, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Welcome to Our New Portland Office!
A year ago Smith Freed Eberhard had the opportunity to move to our new Portland office and we are excited to show off the progress we've made renovating our new space. We spent the previous twelve years in the iconic…
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Wednesday April 28, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Nathaniel Woodward, Our New Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard
Please join us in welcoming Nathaniel Woodward! Nathaniel is based in our Portland office and is working on Cliff Wilson's team. His practice focuses on commercial liability defense, negligence, and products liability. Prior to joining Smith Freed Eberhard, Nathaniel worked…
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Friday May 21, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Lauren Barnes, Our Newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard
Please join us in welcoming Lauren Barnes, our newest associate attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard. Lauren is based in our Portland office and is working on both Jeff Eberhard's and Ryan McLellan's teams. Her practice focuses on general civil litigation,…
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Monday May 10, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Smith Freed Eberhard Recognizes Nathaniel Woodward for His Contributions to the Willamette University College of Law’s Racial Justice Task Force
After the Oregon State Bar’s ruling on diploma privilege, members of the Willamette University College of Law's 2020 graduating class used the bar summer to contribute to the conversation on racial justice in Oregon. The College formed the Racial Justice…
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Thursday April 15, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Jessica Kamish Named Senior Associate
As our team of exceptionally talented litigators continues to grow at Smith Freed Eberhard, we are excited to congratulate Jessica Kamish on being named Senior Associate. Jessica has been with the firm for over two years and plays an integral…
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Tuesday April 6, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Andrew Tingkang, Our Newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard
Please join us in welcoming Andrew Tingkang, our newest associate attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard. Andrew is based in our Seattle office and is working on both Thomas McCurdy’s and Gordon Klug’s teams. His practice focuses on construction defect litigation,…
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Tuesday March 23, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Steven Gassert, Our Newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard
Please join us in welcoming Steven Gassert, our newest associate attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard. Steven is based in our Portland office and will be joining Paul Sheely’s team, focusing on construction defect litigation. Steven has a diverse legal background…
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Thursday March 4, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Congratulations to Our New Partners, Melanie Rose and Brian Schiewe
Please join us in congratulating Melanie Rose and Brian Schiewe on being named Partners at Smith Freed Eberhard! Becoming a partner at Smith Freed Eberhard means an attorney has become a leader within the industry and community and a trusted…
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Thursday January 7, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
SFE Gives Back – Children’s Therapy Center
During these challenging times we feel it is more important than ever to continue to help each other and our community. That is why this month Smith Freed Eberhard is teaming up with local non-profits to support their causes and…
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Wednesday December 30, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
SFE Gives Back
This month Smith Freed Eberhard is teaming up with local non-profits to support their causes and give back to the local community. The first non-profit we are highlighting is Portland Homeless Family Solutions. Please join us in donating to this…
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Wednesday December 9, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Meet Shelby Bowden, Sydney Trimble, and Gilbert Cotto-Lazo, the New Associates at Smith Freed Eberhard.
Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to congratulate Shelby Bowden, Sydney Trimble, and Gilbert Cotto-Lazo! All three recently passed the bar exam and have transitioned from Law Clerks to Associates at Smith Freed Eberhard. Please join us in welcoming them to…
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Thursday December 3, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Jeff Eberhard, Managing Partner and Paul Sheely, Construction Defect Practice Leader, Named 2021 Best Lawyers
Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to announce two of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Additionally, one attorney was recognized…
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Friday September 18, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Smith Freed Eberhard Employees Team up with Blanchet House
Smith Freed Eberhard employees recently put together care kits to donate to Blanchet House, a nonprofit social services organization in Portland that provides food, clothing, and housing programs to people in need. The mission of Blanchet House is to offer…
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Friday September 11, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Sean Conner promoted to Partner
Please join us in congratulating Sean Conner! Sean has been promoted from Senior Associate to Partner at Smith Freed Eberhard. Sean specializes in defending insurers and their insureds in complex CGL litigation in the areas of premise liability, product liability,…
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Tuesday July 14, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Recent Posts
  • In Memoriam: Jacob Rasmussen It is with deep sorrow that we announce that Jacob…
  • 2021 Oregon Super Lawyers© and Rising Stars Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to announce Jeff Eberhard has…
  • Meet Katie Russell, Our Newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard Please join us in welcoming Katie Russell! Katie is based…