Attorney Chey Powelson provides ethical advice and representation to clients in Oregon and Washington. Located in Portland, Oregon, Mr. Powelson currently offers legal services in the following areas:

  • Employment Law

    • Review of employment contracts, noncompete restrictions, handbook policies and severance agreements

    • Workplace safety issues

    • Age, gender, prengancy and race discrimination

    • Sexual harassment, including hostile work environment and quid pro quo issues

    • Retaliation, including wrongful termination

    • Wage Payment Issues

      • Unpaid overtime, commissions, and bonuses

      • Late paychecks and improper wage deductions

      • Salary-exempt classifications

      • "Independent contractor" versus "employee" status

    • Whistleblower issues on matters relating to ethics or fraud

    • Advice to small business owners regarding employment law compliance

  • Contract Review and Litigation for Breach of Contract

    • Employment contracts

    • Severance agreements

    • Construction contract and change order issues

    • Leases

  • Other Litigation Representation