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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
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
Deductions from wages
Overtime-exempt classifications such as administrative, executive and outside sales
"Independent contractor" versus "employee" status
Contract drafting, review and advice
Residential construction disputes
- Contract and change order issues
Mine safety & health administration issues
- MSHA violations / fine review and representation (Oregon & Washington only)
Representation in State and Federal Court (Oregon and Washington only)
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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