By combining his legal skills with a deep understanding of the machinations of government and the legislature, Greg specializes in helping business and other interests successfully navigate state politics. In addition to being Of Counsel at Harrang Long Gary Rudnick, Greg is a partner at Gallatin Public Affairs, where he has worked for 11 years.
A regular presence inside the State Capitol, Greg offers clients expertise in how the legislature operates, along with policy knowledge in the areas of natural resources, general business, energy, public safety and transportation policy. Through Greg’s affiliation with both HLGR and Gallatin, we can provide clients with a full suite of services, including policy research, strategic communications and lobbying assistance as well as the legal guidance they need to push complex deals across the finish line, including contract negotiation, drafting agreements and litigation support.
Greg has served as Vice President of Government Affairs and Economic Development for the Portland Business Alliance and was Director of Law and Policy for Qwest (now Century Link). He began his career, after graduating from law school, working for John Kitzhaber’s successful campaign for Governor in 1994. He then served as an advisor on corrections and public safety issues in the Governor’s office and worked on the Governor’s successful 1998 re-election campaign.
Greg earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Union College in Schenectady, New York, and a Juris Doctorate from Willamette University. Greg and his wife live in Sherwood, Oregon, with their three children.