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Julia Markley
E-mail Contact
Phone: (503) 727-2259
Fax: (503) 727-2222

perkinscoie.com
1120 N.W. Couch Street, Tenth Floor
Portland, OR 97209-4128

Julia E. Markley


Specialization
  • Appellate
  • Construction
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Franchising & Distribution
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Retail & Consumer Products

About 's Practice

Julia E. Markley is a partner in the firm's Litigation practice.  She has 14 years of legal experience in the federal and state courts.  Her clients include companies in the communications, technology, construction, energy, mining, manufacturing, and retail industries.

Julia's diverse litigation practice includes complex business, franchise, patent, trademark, construction, class action, and employment disputes.  She has also handled cases involving political and constitutional law issues.  Julia has tried several cases and arbitrations to conclusion.  She represents clients on appeal and has significant experience in the Ninth Circuit, Oregon Supreme Court, and Oregon Court of Appeals. Julia also frequently contributes to business and legal publications.  In 2009, a patent litigation article that she co-wrote received the publication's "Standard of Excellence" award. 

Education
  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D., with high honors, Order of the Coif, 1999
  • Notes & Comments Editor,Washington Law Review
  • Stanford University, B.A., English, 1995


Major Publications & Speaking Engagements


Professional Recognition
  • Recipient, Oregon Women Lawyers’ Judge Mercedes Deiz Award, 2013
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 - Present: Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Recipient, Oregon Area Jewish Committee’s "Judge Learned Hand Emerging Leader Award," 2012 
  • Named one of the Portland Business Journal's "Forty Under 40," 2012
  • Listed in Oregon Law & Politics, “Oregon Rising Stars,” 2008 - 2013
  • Co-Recipient of Perkins Coie "Pro Bono Leadership Award," 2009
  • Co-Recipient of Willamette Management Associates "Standard of Excellence" Award for article titled “The Sport of Kings: Promise and Perils of 21st Century Patent Litigation," 2009
  • Recognized as a "Diversity Champion," Oregon State Bar Convocation on Equality, 2011

Admitted to Practice
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon


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