Jeff manages the Portland, Oregon office and the litigation and claims for Legacy Health, a health care provider with hospitals and clinics throughout the Portland metropolitan area and Vancouver, Washington. Jeff also supervises the management of the litigation and claims of two other large Oregon health care providers, Samaritan Health Services, Inc., and St. Charles Health System, Inc.
Jeff joined Western in 2006 from private practice. He had practiced law in Oregon and Washington for more than twenty years, all with several core partners, and the last nine with the Keating Jones Bildstein & Hughes firm. Jeff specialized in the defense of health care providers in malpractice litigation, representing physicians, hospitals, and health care systems throughout the state of Oregon and southwest Washington. He also represented hospitals in peer review and credentialing matters, and physicians, nurses, and other health care providers before licensing boards in Oregon and Washington. Jeff graduated from the University of Oregon School Of Law in 1982 and from West Virginia University in 1979, the latter with the top academic record in the College of Agriculture and Forestry.
Jeff remains a member of the Oregon and Washington bar associations. He served on the Oregon Health Policy Board`s Medical Liability Task Force and is a member of the Oregon Medical Association`s Loss Prevention Education Committee.
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