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3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.205.2416

Ian M. Christy


Ian Christy’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and appeals. He represents businesses, organizations, and individuals in a wide range of disputes, with a focus on securities litigation and regulatory investigations. He has experience representing clients in state and federal courts across the country, in arbitration proceedings, and in investigations conducted by the Securities & Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice. Before joining Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, Ian began his practice as a litigation associate in the New York office of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.

Representative Experience

Represented defendant Lime Wire and its founder in the damages phase of a multibillion-dollar trial against the major record companies for inducing copyright infringement.
Drafted amicus brief for the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association.
Represented plaintiff in a breach of contract suit concerning the confidential sale of a Mark Rothko painting, resulting in a unanimous plaintiff’s jury verdict in federal court.
Successfully defended investment manager Kingdon Capital Management in an arbitration against claims brought by a former senior executive.
Defended investment advisor in FINRA arbitration proceedings arising from sale of tenant-in-common investments.