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3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.205.2377

Iván Resendiz Gutierrez


Iván is an associate in the firm’s employment law and labor relations and education practice teams. He represents local and national clients on a variety of complex civil matters, including appeals, corporate governance and shareholder disputes, employment & labor litigation, ERISA litigation, and securities litigation.

Iván’s diverse experiences prior to joining the firm allow him to understand the big picture and seek creative solutions to challenging issues. Following graduation, Iván served as a law clerk for the Honorable Lynn R. Nakamoto at the Oregon Supreme Court and at the Oregon Court of Appeals, where he gained broad knowledge of Oregon law by researching, writing and editing opinions, and recommending action on petitions for review.

Iván serves on Miller Nash Graham & Dunn’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

Representative Experience

Iván is an up-and-coming appellate practitioner in Oregon and federal courts. His experience includes appellate motions, merits briefing, and oral argument, and petitions for writ of mandamus and petitions for review to the Oregon Supreme Court. Iván is a member of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn's appellate specialty team.
Researched and contributed to briefing on a class action challenge to the constitutionality of Executive Order 13769, relating to the immigration and travel ban of individuals from predominantly Muslim countries to the United States. This was a pro-bono matter.
Successfully resolved claims against nonprofit board members accused of defamation, misappropriation of funds, and improper removal of board member.
Successfully defended public university at the district court level and on appeal regarding claims for Title VI discrimination and Section 1983 due process violations brought by former undergraduate student.
Successfully defended company at the district court level (after the successful removal from a state circuit court) regarding multi-million dollar claims for failure to remit withholdings, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, and intentional interference with economic relations brought by current and former employees. This case is currently before the Ninth Circuit.