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William H. Stockton
Practice Areas:
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • General Liability Defense

Portland Attorney
William H. Stockton

Phone: 503.648.6677


Languages: English

Bill is a partner in the firm. For over 30 years he has focused on the defense of civil litigation representing numerous insurance carriers and self-insured clients in a wide spectrum of areas, including commercial litigation, construction defect litigation, professional errors and omissions litigation, and personal lines insurance litigation.

He is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Council on Litigation Management, the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. He has served on the Washington County Judicial Selection Committee, is past chairman of the Trial Practice Section of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, served on the Oregon State Ethics Board and also served on the Oregon State Bar Civil Litigation Jury Instruction Committee. His stature in the legal community has been recognized by being selected in The Best Lawyers in America, one of Oregon’s Super Lawyers, and is rated by Martindale-Hubbell as “AV Preeminent.”

Bill obtained his bachelor of arts degree in English and Education in 1970 and his law degree from Lewis & Clark, Northwestern School of Law in 1974. He is admitted to both the Oregon State Bar and Federal Court Bar. He had been selected as the Northwestern School of Law student to clerk for the Oregon Department of Justice and continued that employment by joining the trial division upon being admitted to the Bar. Thereafter, he entered private practice in his present firm in 1978 and is now one of the two senior partners of the firm.

Aside from his legal practice, Bill enjoys his native Oregon and activities with his wife, two sons, and his grandchildren. His son, Grant, is also a partner in the firm.

Representative clients include the Oregon Professional Liability Fund, Providence Health Systems, Costco, Fred Meyer Stores, Target, Safeco Insurance, Mutual of Enumclaw, and PEMCO.

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Brisbee & Stockton LLC

Portland, OR
United States

Law Firm Contact: Drake A. Hood

Tel: 503.648.6677



Member Since: 2017

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