Allyson S. Krueger, Partner

Allyson Krueger has over 18 years of experience as an employment lawyer. Her practice emphasizes employment advice work, policy review, and investigating workplace misconduct. Allyson also has extensive experience litigating employment cases involving contract, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination and tort claims as well as cases involving trade secrets, confidentiality provisions, non-competition and/or non-solicitation agreements. Allyson regularly appears before the state and federal courts in Oregon and Washington, in private arbitration, and before administrative agencies. Allyson also has an active business and commercial litigation practice.

Allyson is a frequent speaker on a variety of employment law topics. She has given presentations for the Oregon State Bar Association, the Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries, the Portland Human Resource Management Association and many other organizations. Allyson is also the past chair of the Oregon State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section. Allyson has been listed by Chambers and Partners as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Employment Law, Chambers USA since 2007 and as an Oregon Super Lawyer in Employment Law since 2009. In 2014 and 2015, Allyson was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in Employment Law-Management. Allyson has earned an AV® Preeminent™ rating for ethical standards and legal ability – the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell.

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Oregon, 1996
  • Washington, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2001
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2003


  • University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1996
  • University of California, Irvine, B.A., Social Ecology, magna cum laude, 1993

Representative Presentations and Publications

Representative Reported Cases

  • Lasley v. Combined Transport, Inc., 351 Or. 1 (Or. 2011) (ordering new trial where evidence improperly excluded)
  • Hoang v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 724 F. Supp. 2d 1094 (D. Or. 2010) (summary judgment for employer in case involving claims of FMLA and ADA discrimination)
  • Brown v. Mydatt Services, Inc., 2008 WL 1925401 (D. Or. 2008) (summary judgment for security service in case involving claims of race discrimination)
  • Boring v. Alaska Airlines, Inc., 123 Wash. App. 187 (Wash. 2004) (affirming summary judgment for employer in wrongful discharge case)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oregon State Bar Association (1996 to Present)
    • Labor and Employment Law Section Executive Committee (2005-2010), Chair (2009)
  • Washington State Bar Association (1997 to Present)
  • University of Oregon School of Law Alumni Association, (2004-Present)
    • Board Member (2006 to Present), President (2009-2011)
  • Federal Bar Association (1997 to Present)
  • Multnomah County Bar Association (1997 to Present)
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (2006 to Present)
    • Employment Practice Group Chair (2013-2014), Board Member (2015-2017)
  • Defense Research Institute (2006 to Present)
  • Multnomah Bar Foundation, Board of Directors (2012-2014)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (2012 to Present)


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Allyson S. Krueger


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