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3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.224.5858

Bruce L. Campbell

Partner
Bruce Campbell is a partner in the litigation department at Miller Nash and heads Miller Nash's Portland litigation and appellate practice teams. His practice emphasizes appeals, securities litigation, and commercial litigation. He served as a judicial clerk for Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Cecil F. Poole in San Francisco. Bruce's litigation experience includes handling matters involving securities, shareholder litigation, school law, energy law, antitrust and trade regulation, and appeals. He served as chair of Miller Nash's hiring committee from 1997 through 2003 and was a member of the firm's executive committee from 2004 through 2006.

Representative Experience

Represented industrial property owner in appeal seeking insurance coverage for over $20 million in environmental cleanup costs. Oregon Supreme Court reversed Court of Appeals, ruling that property owner is entitled to coverage under comprehensive general liability, bumbershoot, and marine insurance policies.
Represented broker-dealer in appeal from pretrial dismissal of negligence claims. Oregon Supreme Court concluded that the broker-dealer did not have a special relationship with investor that permitted assertion of tort claims.
Represented securities broker-dealer in appeal from order denying motion to compel arbitration. Court of Appeals reversed and directed trial court to compel arbitration.
Represented electric utility in declaratory judgment action seeking to terminate power purchase agreement. District court granted summary judgment for client, ruling that it was entitled to terminate agreement on reasonable notice.
Represented electric utility in appeal from order denying motion to compel arbitration. Court of Appeals reversed trial court, and ordered it to grant motion to compel arbitration.