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Daniel C. Peterson - Portland, OR

900 SW Fifth Avenue24th Floor Portland, OR 97204

Updated: 03/11/2019

Portland Business & Commercial Litigation Lawyer


Dan Peterson focuses his practice in all areas of commercial, business and real estate litigation. Dan has particular experience protecting creditor's rights and pursuing their remedies, both inside and outside Oregon Bankruptcy Court. He has been in private practice since 2006 and previously was a law clerk with the Trial Division of the Oregon Department of Justice.

About Daniel C. Peterson

Practice Areas

  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation & Compliance

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 2007
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Oregon, 2007

Other Affiliations

  • Business Litigation and Debtor-Creditor sections of the Oregon State Bar Association (Member)
  • Multnomah County Bar Association (Member)


  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon, 2006
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: Moot Court Board
    Law Review: Oregon Law Review, Staff Editor, 2004 - 2005
  • University of Wisconsin, 1997
    Bachelor of Arts
    Major: Political Science

Past Positions

  • Oregon Department of Justice Trial Division, Clerk
  • Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, Summer Clerk, 2005
  • Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, Associate

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. Andrew Legal Clinic’s – Race For Justice, Member

Classes and Seminars

  • “Creditor’s Rights & Remedies: Protecting Your Business Receivables”, Client business owners of the Engle and Schmidtman Law Firm, April, 8, 2015
  • “Collecting Judgments”, Multnomah County Bar Association, New Lawyers Division CLE, May 15, 2012
  • “Partnership Disputes”, Multnomah County Bar Association, New Lawyers Division CLE – “Brown Bag” Series, August 18, 2011



  • Super Lawyers "Rising Star", 2010 - Present

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Office Information


900 SW Fifth Avenue24th Floor Portland, OR 97204


  • (503) 323-9019

Accepts Credit Cards




  • All the King’s Horses and All the King’s Men: Are Oregon Courts Putting the Good Faith Obligation Back Together Again?, 84 OR. L. Rev. 907, 2006
  • Co-Author, Oregon Human Resources Manual, published by Associated Oregon Industries, 2007
  • Co-Author, Oregon Human Resources Manual, published by Associated Oregon Industries, 2008

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