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Robert J. McGaughey - Portland, OR

510 SW Fifth AvenueFourth Floor Portland, OR 97204

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Updated: 12/14/2022


For 40 years, Bob McGaughey has focused his practice on representing clients in securities & investment lawsuits, business break-up litigation, shareholder derivative lawsuits, LLC member disputes and cases involving a breach of fiduciary duty.

Over the course of his legal career, Bob has built a reputation as one of the Pacific Northwest's leading trial attorneys...


Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • OSB, Business Litigation Section , 1997 - 1998 (Chair)
  • OSB, Securities Regulation Section, 1994 - 1995 (Chair)
  • OSB, Securities Regulation Section, Executive Board, 1989 - 1996 (Member)
  • OSB, Business Litigation Section, Executive Board, 1995 - 1999 (Member)
  • OSB, House of Delegates, 2011 - 2014 (Delegate)
  • OSB, Securities Regulation Section, Task Force on Uniform Securities Act, 2004 - 2006 (Member)
  • OSB, Business Law Section, Task Force on Changes to Corporation Act, 2001 (Member)
  • OSB, Business Law Section, Task Force on Close Corporations, 1999 (Member)
  • OSB, Business Law Section, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1993 - 1996 (Member)
  • OSB, Business Law Section, Legislation (LLC) Committee, 1995 (Member)
  • Multnomah Bar Association, Judicial Screening Committee, 2006 - 2009 (Member)
  • OSB, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1989 - 1992 (Member)
  • Multnomah Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1994 - 1996 (Member)
  • Northwest Securities Law Institute, 1994 (Co-Chair)
  • Arbitration Service of Portland (Arbitrator/Mediator)
  • American Arbitration Association (Arbitrator/Mediator)
  • Oregon Court of Appeals Settlement Program (Arbitrator/Mediator)
  • National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (Arbitrator/Mediator)
  • Multnomah County Circuit Court Arbitration Program (Arbitrator/Mediator)
  • Oregon State Bar, Fee Arbitration Program (Arbitrator/Mediator)
  • National Futures Association (Arbitrator/Mediator)

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker, Oregon State Bar
  • Speaker, OSB Professional Liability Fund
  • Speaker, Northwest Securities Institute
  • Speaker, Oregon Law Institute
  • Speaker, Oregon Securities Regulation Section
  • Speaker, Internal Revenue Service
  • Speaker, Institute for Paralegal Education
  • Speaker, Oregon Legal Secretaries Association
  • Speaker, Lorman
  • Speaker, National Business Institute
  • Business Law Instructor, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon, 2000 - 2004
  • Business Law Instructor, Bassist College, Portland, Oregon, 1989 - 1996


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio, 1980
  • Lowell Technological Institute, 1971
  • University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, 1975


Published Works

  • Author, Oregon Corporate and Securities Law, 1988
  • Oregon Securities Law Advising on Businesses, 1989
  • Author, The Oregon Securities Law Handbook, 1985
  • Author, Washington Corporate Law Handbook

Office Information


510 SW Fifth AvenueFourth Floor Portland, OR 97204


  • 503-221-2182


Other Sources of Feedback About Robert J. McGaughey

Included on the 2023 Oregon list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Oregon Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Oregon Super Lawyers list

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