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Contact Matthew

3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.205.2437

Matthew A. Tripp

Associate

Matt Tripp represents local and national clients in litigation before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Matt has defended against claims of breach of contract, retaliation, constructive discharge, wrongful termination, disparate treatment, and wage-and-hour violations. In addition to representing clients in litigation, Matt also assists clients with a variety of business and employment issues, such as workplace safety, contract negotiations, disability accommodation, protected leave, wage-and-hour issues, and employee discipline and termination.

Before joining Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, Matt was an attorney for an international law firm. He also previously clerked for the Honorable Paul Papak of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. During law school, Matt worked as a limited-license student attorney and first-chaired multiple trials.

Representative Experience

  • Obtained summary judgment for an institution of higher education on claims of race discrimination and hostile work environment.
  • Obtained dismissal of age discrimination claims brought against a public entity.
Obtained favorable decisions from the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for employers.
Assist with internal workplace investigations and trainings on a variety of employment law topics, including harassment, discrimination, and disability accommodation.