September 28, 2021 | Moda Center

An Executive Community Led by your Peers 

The PDX Corporate Counsel Forum is an invitation only summit for in house counsels from the leading brands in the Portland area. The annual private meeting is steered by a leadership team of Corporate Counsel executives. These executives are responsible for driving the strategic direction of the forum, ensuring the sessions bring relevant content and maximum value. 


The PDX Corporate Counsel Forum is part of the PDX Executive Forums, a series of summits created to build a stronger community among brand executives in the greater Portland Metro area. Speakers, topics, attendees and partners are selected through a nomination process and participate by invitation only.  



The Forum is steered by the Leadership Team. These executives are responsible for the strategic direction of the Forum, and each of the sessions are structured to bring relevant content and maximum value. 

Peter Bragdon

General Counsel

Columbia Sportswear

Tony Dal Ponte

General Counsel

Pacific Seafood

Chris Lewis

Chief IP Counsel

Flir Systems, Inc.

Paula Holm Jensen

General Counsel

Planar Systems

Ben Lauritsen

General Counsel

Portland Trail Blazers

Heath Curtiss

Vice President    Legal

Hampton Lumber

Margo Fowler

Vice President &

Chief IP Officer

Nike, Inc.

Melissa Berube

Vice President

General Counsel

Erickson Incorporated

Adam Brake

General Counsel

Insitu, Inc. 

Marcus Reed

General Counsel

Craft Brew Alliance

Andrea Barton

General Counsel

University of Portland

David Thompson

General Counsel


Adam Easterday

Deputy General Counsel

Optum | United Health

Rebecca Morris

General Counsel


Jennifer Schoof

General Counsel

Act-On Software

Chad Paulson

SVP, Human Resources & Corporate Secretary

See's Candy

Rosemary Colliver

General Counsel

Shadow Machine

Katherine Cowan

General Counsel

Fortior Solutions

Brian Burton

General Counsel

Daimler Trucks

North America

Holley Franklin

Chief Legal Officer

The Standard

Andrew Ognall

General Counsel

Umpqua Holdings Corp.

Cara Frey

General Counsel


Ellen Sheedy

Associate General Counsel

KEEN Footwear

Howie Cockrill

Corporate Counsel

Opus Agency

Natalie Hocken

SVP & General Counsel

Berkshire Hathaway Energy

Robert Scott

Vice President & General Counsel


Alison Kean

General Counsel


Jeff Nudelman

Vice President,

General Counsel & Secretary 

Harsch Investment Properties

Victoria Tullett

Chief Legal Officer

Papa Murphy's International

Jennifer Warner

Vice President, Legal

Columbia Sportswear

Shawn Filippi

Chief Compliance Officer

NW Natural

Magali Sosa-Tirado

General Counsel

R.B. Pamplin Corporation

Shelley Devine

General Counsel


Lindsey Kantawee

General Counsel


Morgan O'Neill

Director of Compliance

Columbia Distributing

Neil Cole

Director of Legal

Les Schwab Tire Centers

Lisa Jurinka

General Counsel



The Corporate Counsel Forum is part of the PDX Executive Forums, a series of invitation only summits for Portland brand executives. 


Thank You to our Sponsors

Sponsors are nominated by the forum leadership team. For more information about sponsorship contact info@pdxexecutiveforums.com

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Partial Proceeds Benefiting



Attendance is by invitation only. To learn about the invitation process,

please contact info@pdxexecutiveforums.com


For any inquiries please contact info@pdxexecutiveforums.com


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Rosemary Colliver

General Counsel, Laika