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Stacey A. Martinson

Stacey A. Martinson
Stacey A. Martinson
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About Stacey

Stacey Martinson is a partner and experienced trial lawyer at Miller Nash. Her practice emphasizes general business litigation, insurance coverage, and construction law. She has particularly deep experience in policyholder insurance coverage disputes and personal injury disputes (plaintiff and defense). Additionally, Stacey regularly negotiates and drafts construction, design, and construction management contracts. Before joining the firm, she worked for a major insurance company as a claims adjuster and an underwriter.

Stacey was selected for inclusion as an Oregon Super Lawyer—Rising Stars from 2013 to 2017.
       

Representative Experience

  • Insurance Recovery Plus
    • Successful settlement resolution of state court insurance coverage recovery action against multiple national and international insurers for multinational manufacturer named as a potentially responsible party in the ongoing extensive Portland Harbor cleanup. As a part of that proceeding, obtained an antisuit injunction prohibiting insurers from continuing with a duplicative action brought by them in another state seeking a declaratory judgment of no coverage. Coverage was sought for the client under insurance policies of predecessor companies that had owned the client's current Portland facility within the Portland Harbor cleanup study area.

Services

Education

  • J.D., Willamette University College of Law, cum laude, 2007
    • Articles Editor, Willamette Law Review
    • Writer, Willamette Law Online
    • Writing assistant for first-year law students
  • B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, summa cum laude, 1998

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 2007

Additional Information

(SITE) NW Policyholder Contributor

Activities

Professional Plus
  • Multnomah Bar Association, member
  • Oregon State Bar
    • Construction Law Section, board member
  • American Bar Association
    • Forum on the Construction Industry, member
    • Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, member
    • Construction Law Section, member
    • Litigation Section, member

Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion as an Oregon Super Lawyer—Rising Star, 2013-2017

Insights from Stacey

  • “We Never Stop Learning – Case Law and Statutory Update,” The Seminar Group, 25th Annual Construction Law seminar (Sept. 2020)
  • “Construction Insurance,” Oregon State Bar, Construction Law CLE (Oct. 2015)
  • “Insurance Requirements for Public Construction Contracts,” Oregon Law Institute, The Oregon Public Contracting Code CLE Presentation (May 2012)
Collaborations

Outside the Office

Stacey enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, rafting, kayaking, and spending time with her friends and family, including her toddler son. Her favorite pastime is traveling.