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Dave Wilson is a highly experienced attorney who has been with the firm since 1983 and serves in an of counsel capacity to the firm. Dave grew up in a small town in Ohio and graduated from Princeton University in 1967. He enrolled in law school at Madison Law School at the University of Wisconsin where he received the Order of Coif for his outstanding record. Dave spent the next two years in Madison clerking for a federal judge and teaching at the law school. 

In 1974 Dave and his family moved to Portland, where he began practicing labor and employment law at Spears, Lubersky (now Lane Powell) before joining the Bullard team.

An accomplished photographer, Dave has served as Director at the Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts. Other community posts include President of the Oregon Gymnastics Academy Board of Directors and Adjunct Professor at Willamette School of Law where he teaches Discrimination in Employment.

In his free time, Dave enjoys spending time with his family, taking photographs and traveling. Click here to see examples of Dave's photos. 



  • Picture This: David Wilson Jr. captures courtroom wins and breathtaking landscapes - SuperLawyers, November 2009


  •  Independent Contractors Backhoe Workers Ineligible for Benefits Under Company’s Pension Plans, Court Rules - Daily Labor, May 2007


  • Employer Unfair Labor Practices (1990)
  • Damage in Defamation Actions (circa 1980)


  • State and Local Regulation of Nonreturnable Beverage Containers (1972)
  • Criminal Law - Waiver of Jury in Wisconsin Criminal Cases (1971)


  • Bullard 5th Annual Public Sector Symposium, February 2005
  • Law v. Northwest Natural, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32973 (2007) (contractors’ claims for employment benefits)
  • Bender v. Fred Meyer, Inc., 36 Fed. Appx. 920; 2002 U.S. App. LEXIS 10326 (9th Cir 2002) (wage class action)
  • Shuler v. Distribution Trucking Co., 164 Or App 615 (D Or 1999) (discrimination)
  • Wilson v. Metropolitan Public Defenders, USDC D OR 1999 (gender discrimination)
  • Slyter v. Noelle and Multnomah County, USDC D OR 1997 (patronage discrimination)
  • Galloway v. Josephine County, USDC D Or 1996 (discharge claim)
  • Amman v. Multnomah Athletic Club, 141 Or App 546 (1996) (claim of discrimination based on physical impairment)
  • Watts v. Marion County, 2 WH Cases 2d 1343 (D Or 1995) (class claim for overtime pay)
  • Albertson’s, Inc. v. Bureau of Labor and Industries, 128 Or App 97 (1994) (employment of minors)
  • McMinds v. Hoffman Construction Co., 125 Or App 588 (1993), rev denied, 319 Or 211 (1994) (privacy claims arising from drug testing)
  • Flynn v. PGE, 958 F2d 337 (9th Cir 1992) (age discrimination)
  • Oregon School Employees Association v. Ranier School District No. 13, 311 Or 188 (1991) (discharge)
  • Gish v. Douglas County, 109 Or App 84 (1991) (claim that County negligently misled employee)
  • OSEA v. Rainier School District No. 13, 311 Or 188 (1990) (review of decision of Employment Relations Board in discharge case)
  • Marshall v. CIBA-GEIGY, 874 F2d 816 (9th Cir 1989) (race discrimination)
  • Forsberg v. Pacific Northwest Bell Telephone Co., 840 F2d 1409 (9th Cir 1988) (class action claims of sex discrimination)
  • Paddack v. Dave Christensen, Inc., 745 F2d 1254 (9th Cir 1984) (claims by employee benefit funds)
  • Koch v. City of Portland, 88 Or App 335, reversed, 306 Or 444 (1988), on remand, 94 Or App 484 (1988), rev den, 308 Or 79 (1988) (employee free speech claims)
  • Spurgeon v. Stayton Canning Company Cooperative, Inc., 92 Or App 566, 759 P2d 1104 (1988) (claims of injured worker discrimination)
  • Karren v. Farwest Federal Savings, 79 Or App 131, 717 P2d 1271, rev den, 301 Or 666 (1986) (claim of discriminatory discharge)
  • CP National Corporation v. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, 123 LRRM 2805 (D Or 1986) (union claims arising from sale of business)
  • Claimant Members of Boilermakers v. Employment Division, 73 Or App 470, 699 P2d 203 (1985) (strike-related unemployment claims by several hundred employees)
  • McNabb v. Oregonian Publishing Co., 69 Or App 136, 685 P2d 458 (1984) (defamation claim)