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3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.205.2362

Steven G. Liday

Senior Counsel

Steven G. Liday is a member of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn's land use and real estate practice team. Steven started his practice in business litigation, and has assisted clients on a wide range of matters. He now focuses his practice on land use, real estate, and administrative law. Steven has represented all types of clients, big and small, from individuals and closely-held companies to public entities and large multi-national corporations. Steven enjoys delivering optimum results in the most efficient manner, tailored to the client's specific values and goals. He has been listed in Oregon Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star for the last five years. Prior to practicing law, Steven studied economics and political science, conducted research in the field of behavioral economics, and also worked in consultative sales.

Representative Experience

Assists clients in obtaining approval for partitions, dwellings, conditional uses, property-line adjustments, variances, and other land use approvals to meet client goals for development projects.
Assisted bank in defending quiet title action and foreclosing on multi-million dollar property, despite the fact that the legal description of the property contained in the trust deed set forth an incorrect metes and bound narrative for only half of the property.
Assisted small manufacturing company in obtaining a multi-million dollar recovery against large transnational corporation arising out of claims that the transnational corporation breached fiduciary duties owed to its implied joint venture partner.
Obtained an extremely rare terminating sanction against opposing party plaintiff for violation of discovery rules. Opposing party was also ordered to pay substantial portion of client's fees.
Our client was granted summary judgment, finding that a commercial property destroyed by fire was covered by the subject insurance policy, even though client had failed to list the property in the schedule of insured properties, which determined the policy's premium.