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3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.205.2305

Jeffrey G. Condit

Partner

Jeff Condit’s core practice focuses on public law, including municipal, special district, K-12, and higher education law. He focuses on the business and governance side of this practice, including statutory authority and construction, administrative law, public contracting, public finance, legislation, franchise drafting and negotiation, public records and meetings, government ethics, public construction contracting, prevailing-wage issues, and election law. Jeff also advises public and private clients on land use matters, including representing clients before local hearings bodies, the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals, the Oregon Court of Appeals, and the Oregon Supreme Court.

Representative Experience

Serves as general counsel for community college districts, school districts, and cities. Before joining Miller Nash LLP, Jeff served as city attorney for the city of Lake Oswego (1991-1998) and as Benton County counsel (1986-1991).
Drafted and negotiated legislation creating a new type of special district for flood safety and water quality to manage the Columbia River levee system in north Multnomah County, which passed in the 2019 Oregon Legislative Session. In past sections, worked on legislation modifying drainage district authority, urban growth boundary amendments, land use appeal issues, and higher education governance.
Assisted the cities of Medford and Springfield in successfully obtaining LCDC acknowledgement of amendment of their urban growth boundaries.
Assisted multiple public bodies in drafting and enacting local public contracting rules in compliance with the Public Contracting Code.
Assisted multiple public clients in drafting and passing exemptions to competitive bidding under the Public Contracting Code to allow use of alternative contracting processes, such as construction manager/general contractor and design-build.