PeopleClifford S. Davidson
PeopleClifford S. Davidson

  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2006)
  • Harvard University (A.B., Government, cum laude in field, 2002)

  • Oregon State Bar Fee Arbitration/Mediation Panel, Member (2015 to present)
  • United States District Court, District of Oregon pro bono panel (2014 to present)
  • Multnomah Bar Association (2012 to present)
  • Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association (2015 to present)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (2006 to present)
  • American Bar Association (2006 to present)
    • Section of Litigation (2010 to present)

  • “Undetectable, Untransmittable, Unclear: Virally-Suppressed Employees and the Healthcare Workplace,” Presenter, Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys (2018)
  • “Anti-SLAPP Motions: Challenging Claims Arising from Speech,” Presenter, Oregon State Bar CLE (2018)
  • “Litigating RICO Claims in Oregon,” Co-Presenter, Multnomah Bar Association CLE (2018)
  • “Defamation by Association: What ‘Sexy Cops’ Can Teach Us,” Author, Quarterly Newsletter, Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (2017)
  • “Legalization of Marijuana and the Challenges it Poses to Real Estate Lenders,” Presenter (2017)
  • “Defending Against Claims of Trade Libel,” Author, The Verdict (June 2014)
  • “Addressing Negative Online Reviews,” Presenter, Hotel Investor’s Marketplace (December 2014)
  • “Yelp® Help: Dealing with Online Reviews,” Presenter, Washington Lodging Association Annual Convention & Trade Show (November 2014)
  • “When the Political Process Meets Due Process: Perspectives on Judicial Elections,” Moderator and Panel organization, American bar Association, Section of Litigation Annual Conference plenary session (April 2014)
  • “Strike Back Via Anti-SLAPP Statutes,” Author, Daily Journal of Commerce (February 2013)
  • “Procedural Aspects of Anti-SLAPP Motions in Federal Court,” Author, Quarterly Newsletter, Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (January 2013)

  • Oregon Super Lawyers®, (2018-2020)
  • Oregon Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2014-2017)
  • Southern California Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2009)
  • Named One of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40, National LGBT Bar Association (2014)
  • Wiley W. Manuel Award for pro bono legal representation (2007-2012)
  • Exceptional Performance Award, United States Government (2003)

  • Oregon Repertory Singers (2013 to present)
    • Board of Directors (2019-2020)
  • ACLU of Oregon (2014 to present)
    • Lawyers Committee member (2017 to present)

  • Sussman Shank LLP Partner (2012 to 2020)
  • Kendall Brill & Kelly LLP (2011-2012)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP (2006-2011)
    • Deputy District Attorney through training program (2009

  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • California

  • Supreme Court of Oregon
  • Supreme Court of Washington
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, District of Oregon
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington
  • All State and Federal Courts in California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court