Miller Nash LLP attorney Iván Resendiz Gutierrez has been named to the “Forty Under 40” list by the Portland Business Journal (PBJ). Each year, the PBJ receives almost 300 nominations for the Forty Under 40 recognition. The resulting list of 40 honorees represents the region’s most influential professionals and were chosen based on their business contributions, civic involvement, and commitment to improving the world. Resendiz Gutierrez was honored at the PBJ’s virtual Forty Under 40 Celebration on Thursday, July 22, 2021.
About Iván Resendiz Gutierrez
Resendiz Gutierrez is a litigation and appellate attorney on the firm’s appellate, education, and employment and labor relations practice teams. He handles complex cases and situations, providing practical advice and finding creative solutions for clients from such diverse industries as education, energy, and manufacturing. Before joining Miller Nash LLP, Resendiz Gutierrez served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Lynn R. Nakamoto at the Oregon Supreme Court and the Oregon Court of Appeals.
The proud son of Mexican immigrants and proud brother to two members of the United States Armed Forces, Resendiz Gutierrez is active in the Oregon community. He currently serves as co-chair of the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association and co-chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. He also serves as the vice chair of the Legal Aid Services of Oregon Board of Directors and as an Executive Committee member-at-large of Oregon Law Center’s Board of Directors, allowing him to help provide high quality legal services to low-income communities across Oregon. Resendiz Gutierrez is also a proud member of the Headwaters Council of The Freshwater Trust (TFT), an advisory group comprised of emerging business leaders, disrupters, decision-makers, and influencers who help TFT drive the next generation of creative and networked conservation and philanthropy. A past president of the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association, Resendiz Gutierrez enjoys mentoring new lawyers and law students and routinely participates in programs aimed to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Oregon legal community.
A proud “Double Duck,” Resendiz Gutierrez received his bachelor’s degree (in psychology and political science) from the University of Oregon (B.A. ’12) before earning his law degree at the University of Oregon School of Law (J.D. ’15).