Portland business litigation firm Markowitz, Herbold, Glade & Mehlhaf, PC announced today that Adam Starr has joined the firm as an associate. Starr is a commercial litigator specializing in real estate and business disputes.
Most recently, Starr was a litigation associate with Miller Starr Regalia, one of California’s preeminent real estate law firms. He represented clients in many complex commercial and business litigation matters, including disputes involving construction finance, secured contracts, lien priority and mechanic’s liens, title insurance, eminent domain, and federal and state environmental issues.
Starr served as a judicial extern for U.S. District Court Judge Robert Takasugi, and as a summer intern at the Department of Justice, Office of the U.S. Trustee in Los Angeles. He graduated from UCLA School of Law where he served as a staff member for the Journal of Law and Technology.
Prior to attending law school Starr was a kindergarten teacher for the Teach for America program and graduated with a B.A. in art history and psychology from Duke University.