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

  • Employment Law

    • Drafting and review of employment contracts, noncompetition restrictions, employee handbook policies and severance agreements

    • Workplace safety violation issues

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

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

    • Retaliation, including wrongful termination

    • Wage Matters

      • Unpaid wages such as overtime, commissions, and bonuses

      • Late paychecks and improper wage deductions

      • Salary-exempt classifications

      • "Independent contractor" versus "employee" status

    • Advice to small businesses regarding employment law compliance

  • Contract Review, Drafting and Litigation

    • Employment contracts, severance agreements, noncompete restrictions (covenants not to compete)

    • Contract Disputes