About Meyer Stephenson
Oregon Employment Attorney
Robert Meyer is an experienced trial lawyer specializing in employment law in Portland, Oregon. Robert graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from U.C Berkeley and received his law degree from the University Of Oregon School Of Law.
After law school and his admission to the California State Bar, Robert practiced employment law for several years in San Francisco, California, where he specialized in litigating sexual harassment, discrimination, whistle blowing and wrongful termination claims. Robert was also part of the team responsible for establishing a successful office of a national employment defense firm, Kaufman Dolowich and Voluck.
In 2008, Robert joined the Oregon State Bar and began working as an employment lawyer in the Portland office of Jackson Lewis, one of the largest employment law firms in the country. At Jackson Lewis, Robert developed an expertise in Oregon employment law cases, including discrimination, retaliation, unpaid wages and non-compete cases. From his experience at Jackson Lewis, Robert understands how businesses and insurance companies evaluate risk, which gives him an edge when handling your case.
Robert’s passion for trying cases compelled him to join the Curry County District Attorney’s office in 2010 where he perfected his skills as a trial lawyer. Robert gained extensive and valuable trial experience as a prosecutor, handling a number of major felony jury trials. Robert was successful in single-handedly securing numerous favorable jury verdicts in tough cases for his clients and as a result helped restore numerous crime victims’ faith in the justice system.
After a successful tenure at the D.A.’s office in Curry County, Robert returned to civil practice and joined a prominent plaintiff’s employment law firm in Portland, Oregon, as one of its lead trial attorneys. There, Robert further honed his employment law expertise, representing numerous plaintiffs in employment discrimination, retaliation and harassment cases.
Robert decided to start his own specialized practice focusing on employment law and personal injury in Oregon. Robert only takes cases he believes he can win at trial. With a track record of successful jury trial experience, Robert is able to deliver excellent results. Robert’s practice is based in Portland, Oregon. Robert takes cases all over Oregon.
Robert is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in Oregon. Robert is also an active member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association and Multnomah Bar Association.
Robert lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, five year-old son, three year-old daughter and, mutt, Barkley. In his spare time, Robert enjoys distance running, tennis, surfing and exploring Portland’s restaurants with friends. In addition, Robert is an avid Ducks fan and enjoys visiting the University of Oregon for football games and track and field events.
Oregon Employment Attorney
Christina an experienced trial lawyer specializing in employment law in Portland, Oregon. Christina graduated with a bachelor’s degree in International Politics from American University where she was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship and was a facilitator at the university’s Office of Community Action and Social Justice. She obtained her law degree from the University Of Oregon School Of Law, where she received numerous scholarships and was proud recipient of academic and civic achievement awards.
During law school, Christina remained active in pursuing social justice, clerking for organizations such as the Western Environmental Law Center and the Center for Constitutional Rights. Christina is an accomplished writer and her award-winning article addressing reproductive outsourcing was published in the Journal of World Trade.
Christina began her legal career as an employment attorney working for a boutique employment law firm in California. While at the firm, she was heavily relied on in handling litigation from beginning to the end and as such gained unusually extensive litigation and trial experience. Christina successfully chaired two trials in California before her appointment as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Marilyn E. Litzenberger in 2011. After spending a year as an impartial judicial clerk, Christina returned to her passion of advocating on behalf of employees to bring about justice and equality in the workplace.
Christina is admitted to practice law in both Oregon and California courts. She remains active in our legal community where she is currently a member of the Professionalism and Education Committee of the Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section and a member of the Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court.
When not at work, Christina enjoys spending time with family and friends, in addition to volunteering her time at the Oregon Humane Society.
Oregon Employment Attorney
Talia Y. Guerriero is an employment lawyer with a background in labor and union rights that enriches her employment practice. She has always been a strong voice for the underdog with a passion for social justice and civil rights that defines her life. Her work has always focused on empowering and protecting the rights of marginalized communities, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (“LGBTQ”) communities in particular.
Talia provides quality legal representation in state and federal courts as well as before administrative agencies and boards. Her efforts have been recognized by SuperLawyers as a “Rising Star” for 2016-2020 and by Avvo with a “Superb” rating. She is also an accomplished presenter at various conferences and seminars. Talia brings significant civil rights and litigation experience to Meyer Stephenson from her five and a half years with Bennett Hartman, LLP as a partner and associate as well as her general counsel position with the International Union of Operating Engineers, her judicial externship with Judge Tauro in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, and her judicial clerkship with Judge Steele at the Clackamas County Circuit Court.
From 2018-2020, Talia has acted as local counsel on a groundbreaking case for transgender rights with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, resulting in an incredible settlement for the plaintiff and likely impacting the way that employers handle insurance coverage for transgender employees. Read more at http://www.nclrights.org/
Talia graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz, with High Honors in Psychology, Phi Beta Kappa honors society membership, and multiple scholarships. At Northeastern Law School, she was one of only four “Public Interest Scholars” and received multiple scholarships. After law school, she published a law review article in the U.C. Davis Journal of Juvenile Law and Policy on implementing effective non-discrimination policies for LGBTQ youth in foster care.
She also stays active teaching cycle and yoga and enjoying the great Oregon outdoors with her beloved family, including two terrible terriers named Cherry Blossom and Dandy Lion.
Check out Talia’s tips on understanding the framework of Oregon law on discrimination against LGBTQ people in the workplace and retaliation for reporting that discrimination here: https://vimeo.com/
Oregon Employment Attorney
Mike was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and grew up in the Mountain West. He is passionate about helping employees who have experienced unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation at work because he believes everyone deserves to be treated with dignity in the workplace. While in college at the University of Wyoming, Mike was a national champion in parliamentary debate. At Willamette University College of Law, he was a law review editor, was inducted into the Order of the Barristers as a moot court member, and graduated in the top five percent of his class.
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