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Meyer Stephenson

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Meyer Stephenson: Meet The Attorneys

Robert Meyer, Oregon Employment AttorneyRobert is co-founder of Meyer Stephenson, an employment law firm based in Portland, Oregon, representing employees in all state and federal courts in Oregon. Robert has over a decade of employment litigation experience. He has served as lead trial attorney in over 20 jury trials.

Robert Meyer, Oregon Employment Attorney

Robert is co-founder of Meyer Stephenson, an employment law firm based in Portland, Oregon, representing employees in all state and federal courts in Oregon.  Robert has over a decade of employment litigation experience.  He has served as lead trial attorney in over 20 jury trials.  Prior to starting his own practice representing employees, Robert practiced employment law at Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest employment-focused law firms in the country.

Since 2013, Robert has devoted his practice to pursuing employment law claims on behalf of employees.  Robert has successfully represented Oregon employees in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, and wrongful termination cases in both state and federal court.

Robert received his B.A. in English from U.C. Berkeley in 1998 and his J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2004.  Robert has been a member of the State Bar of California since 2005 and the Oregon State Bar since 2008.  Robert is admitted to the Oregon District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Robert has presented on employment law topics to lawyers at the Oregon State Bar Employment Law Section and the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.  Robert co-authored the chapter on employment law in the Oregon State Bar Barbooks, Alternative Dispute Resolution practice guide.

Robert’s community activities include serving on the board of the Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger, an organization that has raised over $2.5 million to support hunger relief efforts by the Oregon Food Bank.  Robert also serves as a mentor for new members of the Oregon State Bar through its mentorship program.

Robert lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and two children.  When he’s not working, Robert spends most of his time driving his children to their various events.  He also enjoys running, snowboarding, and visiting the Oregon coast with his family.

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Christina Stephenson, Employent Law Attorney Portland,ORChristina an experienced trial lawyer specializing in employment law in Portland, Oregon. Christina is admitted to practice law in both Oregon and California courts She is a member of the Professionalism and Education Committee of the Multnomah Bar Association, and other legal communities.

Christina is an experienced trial lawyer specializing in employment law in Portland, Oregon and the co-founder of Meyer Stephenson.

Christina has over a decade of experience representing employees in state and federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies such as BOLI and the EEOC.  Christina has also spent countless hours drafting laws in Oregon related to ensuring Oregonians have access to safe, discrimination-free workplaces.  Among other contributions, Christina was a key leader in drafting the landmark Oregon Workplace Fairness Act.

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 the 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. Christina successfully chaired two jury 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.  A passion she continues to this day at Meyer Stephenson.

She remains active in our legal community advancing access to justice through organizations such as the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) and Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court.  She is also a frequent presenter on employment rights for organizations including the Oregon legislature, the Oregon State Bar Employment Section, OTLA, the Oregon AFL-CIO, and the International Institute of Auditors Portland Chapter.

When not at work, Christina enjoys spending time with family and friends and enjoying the great outdoors.

Michael Owens, Employment Law Attorney, OregonMichael Owens 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.
Michael Owens, Employment Law Attorney, OregonMike 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.

Sharia Mayfield’s passion for anti-discrimination work stems from her desire to ensure vulnerable voices are heard. As an Arab-American Muslim and daughter of an immigrant mother, Sharia believes that equity begins with fair earning potential for all.

Sharia Mayfield, born and raised in Oregon, has a BA in creative writing from Stanford and a JD from Georgetown. She worked for two years as an intelligence and national security advisor to US Senator Ron Wyden before joining the Oregon Department of Justice as a lawyer in both the Trial And Appellate divisions for nearly two years. Switching to the private sector, she realized her passion for workers’ rights. Sharia also teaches privacy law at Willamette Law, has run for office, and enjoys sauntering around in her free time.

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We have experience in all types of employment law cases.

Working Agreement

Depending on your situation we offer three types of agreements for plaintiffs or claimants:
Contingency, Hourly, or a hybrid of both. 
 

 

Hours

Monday: 8AM-5PM
Tuesday: 8AM-5PM
Wednesday: 8AM-5PM
Thursday: 8AM-5PM
Friday: 8AM-5PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed