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Mark A. Crabtree

Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Portland

P 503-229-0404
F 503-229-0405
CrabtreM@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Mark A. Crabtree is a Principal in the Portland, Oregon, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He joined the firm in early 2007 after spending several years with a boutique firm handling wage and hour class actions.

His practice focuses on counseling and litigation in state and federal courts and administrative agencies in Oregon and Washington. His experience includes representing both small and large employers in litigation ranging from sexual harassment and disability discrimination, to trade secret and restrictive covenant disputes. In addition, Mr. Crabtree regularly provides compliance advice on disability and leave management practices to a variety of organizations.

During law school, he was a managing editor of the Oregon Law Review and received the Oregon Law Review Distinguished Service Award 2000-2001. Mr. Crabtree served as a judicial extern to Judge Ann Aiken for the United States District Court of Oregon in 2000, and as a judicial clerk to Judge Robert A. McQuaid for the United States District Court of Nevada from 2001 to 2002.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Multnomah County Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association

Published Works

  • "Sexual Harrassment Laws: A Consideration of the Imposition on Oregon Free Speech Interests," Oregon Law Review 79.721 (2001) [Author]

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June 15, 2017

Oregon Enacts Expansive Pay Equity Law

June 15, 2017

The Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 greatly extends pay equity protections to a variety of protected classes, prohibits employers from asking for applicants’ salary history, and expands existing remedies available to employees. House Bill 2005 also offers key protections and a safe harbor for employers. The majority of the Act’s... Read More

June 23, 2015

Oregon Enacts Paid Sick Leave

June 23, 2015

Oregon has become the fourth state, after Connecticut, California, and Massachusetts, to mandate that employers provide their employees sick leave benefits. Subject to certain exceptions, Senate Bill 454, signed by Governor Kate Brown on June 22, 2015, applies to all private-sector employers, regardless of the location of the... Read More

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Oregon Enacts Expansive Pay Equity Law
June 16, 2017

The Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 greatly extends pay equity protections to a variety of protected classes, prohibits employers from asking for applicants’ salary history, and expands existing remedies available to employees. House Bill 2005 also offers key protections and a safe harbor for employers. Read More

By Mark A. Crabtree and Claudia Halasz