Our Firm

Kent & Johnson LLP is a business litigation law firm practicing out of SE¬†Portland, Oregon, on the east side of the Sellwood Bridge. Our practice reaches all areas of business litigation, advice on business organizations and related matters. In civil litigation, we represent plaintiffs and defendants in matters arising under state and federal statutory and common law, in state and federal trial and appellate courts and in alternative dispute resolution settings. The combined litigation and dispute resolution experience of the firm’s principals extends to subjects ranging from anti-trust matters, construction disputes, corporate governance and shareholder/member/partner disputes, debtor-creditor issues, employment and civil rights claims, franchise litigation on behalf of franchisees and franchisors, insurance litigation and coverage claims, real and personal property disputes, and securities litigation under state and federal law, through lawyer and accountant malpractice. Our business practice is aimed at professional practices, small businesses and start-ups. Services include formation of new organizations, records maintenance, on-going employment and contract advice, and related transaction services.

Our firm has received an ‘AV’ rating with the national publishing house Martindale Hubbell, which awards this rating only to attorneys and firms who, in the judgment of their peers, maintain the highest level of competency and ethics. The rating is a product of our practice philosophy, which is grounded in a commitment to provide excellent and cost-effective legal services to our clients.¬†We aim to be equally accessible and responsive to all clients, whether they are individuals or large corporations, and we take a team approach to complicated matters. In combination with the use of up-to-date case management technology, relationships with other regional law firms, and an enthusiastic and dedicated staff of assistants and contract attorneys, we are equipped to handle legal issues large and small.