Portland business litigation firm Markowitz Herbold PC announced today that April Stone has joined the firm as an associate.
Before joining the firm, Stone was a law clerk to Chief Judge Marco A. Hernández at the United States District Court for the District of Oregon.
As a law clerk to Chief Judge Hernández, Stone researched and assisted with writing opinions that resolved legal questions spanning many areas of state and federal law, including consumer protection, contract disputes, employment discrimination, civil rights, intellectual property, class actions, wage and hour disputes, and various torts. She is particularly skilled at efficiently and accurately analyzing questions of law in a broad range of subject matter areas and jurisdictions. Stone also has a strong interest in studying the dynamics of jury decision-making.
During law school, Stone served as a judicial extern to Oregon Supreme Court Justice Lynn R. Nakamoto and Chief Judge Timothy M. Burgess of the United States District Court for the District of Alaska.
Stone is a long-time volunteer with Special Olympics at the local, state, national, and international levels.