Press Release

Harry Wilson Wins “Forty Under 40” Award

March 11, 2015

Portland litigation firm Markowitz Herbold PC is pleased to announce that Harry Wilson, an attorney with the firm, has been recognized by the Portland Business Journal as one of the top forty young leaders in the business community.

The “Forty Under 40” is an annual listing of Portland’s top forty business elite under the age of 40. Recipients are honored for their high level of professional achievement and leadership in the community.  The Portland Business Journal chose Wilson from a field of more than 400 nominees.

Wilson represents clients in complex litigation involving contracts, business torts, securities, and employment in state, federal, and international forums. He has worked on cases before the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, an international tribunal in Kenya, and state courts throughout Oregon. He is involved in some of the largest litigation in the Pacific Northwest, and smaller pre-litigation disputes and arbitrations.  Wilson’s clients include businesses, individuals, startups, governments, and nonprofit organizations. 

Besides his legal work, Wilson is the Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors of De Paul Treatment Centers, one of the largest nonprofit drug and alcohol treatment centers in Oregon, and a member of the Oregon Coalition for the Responsible Use of Medications.  Before beginning his legal career, Wilson served as an assistant to former United States Congressman and House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt. He is a graduate of Harvard University and Lewis & Clark Law School.

More information can be found here: http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/print-edition/2015/02/20/40-under-40-2015-harry-wilson-markowitz-herbold.html. Photos of the event are here: http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/2015/02/scenes-from-the-2015-40-under-40-awards-photos.html.

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