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Attorney Chey Powelson is licensed to practice law in Oregon and Washington. Located in Portland, Oregon, he provides legal advice and litigation representation in a number of areas.

 

Areas of Practice


EMPLOYMENT LAW

  • Drafting and reviewing employment contracts, noncompetition restrictions (covenants not to compete), confidentiality clauses, employee handbook policies and severance agreements

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

  • Discrimination based on age, gender, pregnancy, national origin or race

  • Retaliation, including wrongful termination

  • Workplace safety issues

  • Small business advice for employment law compliance

  • Wage law issues under Oregon, Washington, or Federal law

    • Unpaid wages such as overtime, commissions, and bonuses

    • Late paychecks

    • Deductions from wages

    • Time-clock rounding

    • Overtime-exempt classifications such as administrative, executive and outside sales

    • "Independent contractor" versus "employee" status


CONTRACTS

  • Contract drafting, review and advice

    • Employment agreements

    • Severance agreements

    • Leases

    • Non-competition restrictions


Residential construction disputes

  • Contract and change order issues

Mine safety & health administration issues

  • MSHA violations / fine review and representation (Oregon & Washington only)

LITIGATION

  • Representation in State and Federal Court (Oregon and Washington only)

 
 Chey K. Powelson, Attorney

Chey K. Powelson, Attorney


About

Cheyenne "Chey" Powelson is a Portland-based attorney licensed to practice in both Oregon and Washington. He attended Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, where he obtained a Bachelor's degree with a dual major in Economics and History, a law degree, and a Master's degree in Business Administration.

After law school, Chey returned to his home state of Oregon. Practicing in the Portland-Vancouver metro area, he obtained substantial litigation experience -- primarily from class action cases -- in state and Federal courts. In addition to being licensed in Oregon and Washington, Mr. Powelson is admitted to practice in the Federal District Courts of Oregon and Washington, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In his spare time, Chey enjoys road trips with his wife and exploring the solitude of the outdoors.

 
 

 
 

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