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Sussman Shank Expands Litigation Capabilities – Welcomes Three New Members

May 24, 2018
Contact: Denise George
Marketing Director, 503.227.1111

Sussman Shank LLP is pleased to welcome three new members to the firm's Litigation Department. Timothy J. Coleman joins the firm as a Partner, Tab Wood joins as an Associate, and Sean R. McClendon joins as a Staff Attorney and Paralegal.  

 

"We are very excited about the expansion of our litigation practice.  The additions of Tim, Tab, and Sean will help us continue our upward trajectory," said Steve Seguin, Chief Operating Officer of Sussman Shank.  "Their diverse civil litigation experience will complement our deep bench litigation practice - and will be an asset to the services we can offer our clients."


Timothy J. Coleman
Tim's accomplished practice focuses on civil litigation. He has represented individuals as well as small and large businesses for over 30 years.  He has defended cases involving personal injury, commercial matters, labor and employment law, railroad matters, regulatory, third party, insurance, environmental and toxic torts, real estate, contract matters, and product liability and business disputes. Tim has tried over 75 cases to verdict and has also handled many arbitrations and mediations.

Tim earned his J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law and his bachelor's degree from the University of Oregon. He is admitted to the Oregon, Washington, and Idaho State Bar. 

Tab Wood
Tab represents individuals and businesses in civil litigation, including complex personal injury, employment, commercial, and real estate litigation.   

Tab received his J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law and his bachelor's degree from Sewanee: The University of the South. He is admitted to the Oregon, Washington, and Idaho State Bar.


 

Sean R. McClendon
Sean's litigation experience includes representing individuals and businesses in cases involving complex personal injury, commercial and business disputes, labor and employment issues, real estate matters, and property damage claims. 

Sean also assists on all aspects of case management including discovery management, fact investigation and development, legal research, drafting discovery motions, dispositive motions, and trial submissions. 

Sean received his J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law and his bachelor's degree from Gonzaga University. He is a member of the Oregon State Bar. 

About Sussman Shank LLP
Founded in 1960 in Portland, Oregon, Sussman Shank is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm with over 30 lawyers.  Our clients include public and private companies, government entities, institutions, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  In 2018, Sussman Shank was named by Oregon Business Magazine, for the 12th year, as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon," and for the 7th year, as one of the "100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon." 


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