Tamsen L. Leachman

Shareholder || Portland (OR)

Tamsen is dedicated to assisting employers and organizations in all areas of employment and labor law. She represents employers in a wide range of employment lawsuits, administrative hearings, grievances, arbitrations, unfair labor practices, and in collective bargaining. She also provides advice and counsel to employers regarding the myriad of laws governing the employment relationship with an emphasis on prevention through compliance, coupled with the development of strategic, system-driven solutions.  Tamsen rounds out her practice with training programs for HR professionals, executives and in-house counsel.

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Education

  • J.D., University of Idaho, 1993
  • B.A., Eastern Washington University, 1990

Admittance to Practice

  • Oregon
  • Idaho
  • Washington

Professional Activities

  • SHRM
  • Portland Human Resource Management Association (Former President, Board Member, and General Counsel)

Speeches

  • Sterling Education Services, Inc. (SES) - "The Termination Process" - Vancouver - October 30, 2014
  • American Bar Association - "A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964" - Portland - October 9, 2014
  • Xenium HR - "Managing Attendance & Leave Laws" - Tualatin - June 19, 2014
  • Ada County Employment Association (ACEA) - "The Contentious Employee" - Boise - May 13, 2014
  • Second Annual Conference of Language Access Coordinators National Center for State Courts (NCSC) - "General Employment and Contract Law for Managers" - Portland - April 29, 2014
  • Women's Law Caucus - University of Idaho - "Pathway to Partnership & Working with the Business Community" - Moscow - April 2, 2014
  • June 7, 2016 - Oregon Business - "New Overtime and Minimum Wage Regulations Pose Challenges for Business"
  • February 17, 2015 - Oregon Business - "Everything Old is New Again: How the EEOC is Reinventing Itself"
  • February 16, 2014 - Business Insurance - "Workplace Bullying is a Growing, Complicated Problem for Employers"
  • September 20, 2013 - Portland Business Journal - "Unpaid Interns Could Cost Millions"
  • August 2, 2013 - Vancouver Business Journal - "When Disaster Strikes"
  • May 8, 2018 - Law360 - "Ogletree Deakins Snaps Up Employment Pro From Littler"
  • Best Lawyers in America (2008-present)
  • Chambers (2007-2018)
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Super Lawyer