Andrew Downs Law LLC

About

Trust. Experience. Diligence.

Trusted advisor

Andrew’s philosophy is to be your trusted advisor. He will provide you with the highest quality legal services to ensure that you and your organization possess the tools you need to be successful. Andrew Downs Law, LLC is a full service law firm, serving small businesses, nonprofits, political action committees (PACs), candidates, and individuals alike. Andrew can be reached by calling (503) 298-3230 or email at andrew@andrewdownslaw.com.

In law school, Andrew clerked for a city attorney’s office of a major Portland metro area city and then served as a Policy Advisor in a caucus office in the Oregon State Legislature. Through these experiences he built a strong foundation of knowledge of Oregon state and local government. After law school, Andrew built further on that foundation and honed his budding legal skills by serving as the Legal Director to a legislative leadership office of the Oregon State Senate.

In 2017, Andrew founded Andrew Downs Law, LLC in Portland, Oregon. Since, he has served as outside General Counsel to one of the state’s largest long-standing Senate leadership Political Action Committees (PACs), as Fund Counsel to central Oregon’s premier private equity Opportunity Fund, and as outside General Counsel to nonprofit social welfare organizations. In addition, he has represented other various PACs, candidates for office, Opportunity Funds, and small businesses—building a broad base of legal experience in business law, state and federal securities law, and state and federal elections and campaign finance law.

Andrew is passionate about helping your organization grow and thrive. He possesses the skills, know-how, and experience to represent numerous clients in a wide range of legal matters, including establishing and advising Opportunity Funds, entity formation, securities regulation, employment issues, elections and campaign finance matters, estate planning, real estate and business transactions, landlord-tenant issues, civil litigation, and appeals. If you don’t see the specific area of law you need help with above, please, contact Andrew to inquire whether he can effectively assist you with your unique legal matter.

 

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Andrew knows that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why he offers free consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.

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Attorneys

 
 

Owner & Managing Attorney

Andrew Downs

Andrew’s diverse legal career includes serving as Legal Director to a caucus leadership office in the Oregon State Senate, as General Counsel to a state caucus PAC, as Fund Counsel to central Oregon’s premier private equity Opportunity Fund, and as counsel to numerous small businesses.

Before law school, Andrew lived and taught English in Daejeon, South Korea and worked in the tech industry. When not practicing law, Andrew spends his time reading, traveling, and rooting for his favorite sports teams. Andrew lives in NE Portland with his wife, Danielle, and dogs, Hippo and Panda.

 

Education

WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF LAW

Juris Doctorate

PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Arts

Activities & Affiliations

• Business Law Section, Member
• Securities Regulation Section, Member
• Solo and Small Firm Section, Member

Bar Admissions

• Oregon