Mr. Carson’s practice emphasizes business, insurance and construction litigation and mediation, and includes representation of insureds, carriers, and both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial disputes. He also represents attorneys in professional liability cases. He also serves as a mediator and arbitrator. He has served as counsel for several multi-employer pension and benefit funds in the (at the time) largest investment manager fraud litigation in the United States, resulting in substantial recoveries for the clients.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Chair, Oregon State Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 2018
  • Chair, Oregon State Bar Construction Section, 1998
  • Chair, Oregon State Bar Business Litigation Section, 2006
  • Member, Federal Practice and Procedure Committee, 2003 – 2005
  • 2006 Multnomah Bar Association Pro Bono Award

Peer Review Recognitions

  • AV®, Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Public Speaking

  • 01/31/2011 – Insurance Coverage in Construction Defect Litigation 101 (Multnomah Bar Association)
  • 04/07/2011 – Insurance in the Construction Industry (The Seminar Group)