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Brianna J. Wellman

I enjoy designing a uniquely tailored, collaborative strategy to help each client achieve their goals. By listening closely and discussing the menu of options with clients, I am able to assist in resolving disputes in a thoughtful, cost-effective manner. Quotation mark
Brianna J. Wellman
Brianna J. Wellman
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About Brianna

Brianna Wellman focuses her practice on construction law. She helps clients navigate the complicated construction and design industry on matters related to construction financing, building, and completion. In addition to advising on transactional matters, Brianna has an intricate understanding of the Oregon court system which she brings to bear when representing clients in state and federal courts.

Before joining Miller Nash, Brianna gained valuable experience serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Steven Powers of the Oregon Court of Appeals where she drafted opinions in civil and criminal appeals. Brianna’s experience also includes serving as a legal extern at the Oregon State Legislature where she conducted comparative analyses of proposed Oregon legislation and other states’ laws. During law school, Brianna was a staff editor for the Willamette Law Review, a writer for Willamette Law Online, and a law clerk in the Civil Recovery section of the Oregon Department of Justice.
     

Representative Experience

  • Construction Plus
    • Represented private university in negotiating construction contracts for new learning center dedicated to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

    • Represent general contractor in connection with dispute against subcontractor regarding defective window installation in low income housing project.

    • Represented private telecommunications company in bid dispute against public agency.

Services

Education

  • J.D., Willamette University College of Law, magna cum laude, 2015
    • Staff Editor, Willamette Law Review
  • B.S., Cornell University, applied economics and management, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2020
  • Oregon, 2015
       

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, 2021

Additional Information

(SITE) From the Ground Up Contributor (SITE) COVID 19 Contributor

Activities

Professional Plus
  • Oregon State Bar
    • Construction Law Section
    • Litigation Section
  • Oregon Women Lawyers
    • Imprint Program, Mary Leonard Chapter, 2019
  • American Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Association

Outside the Office

Brianna enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest by hiking, wine tasting, stand up paddle boarding, and adventuring with her golden retriever, Clyde.

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