Attorneys Jeff Perry and Ashlee Espaillat volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. Attorneys Jeff Perry and Ashlee Espaillat volunteering for Habitat for Humanity.
Our Firm

Values in Action

The Dunn Carney Difference

Dunn Carney is committed to providing the highest quality legal work to our clients while embracing values that support our Dunn Carney team, the community and access to justice.  Together we have created a strong culture of caring.

Being part of a team helps us all feel good about what we do and who we do it for.


Our Values

  • Excellence
  • Professionalism
  • Diversity
  • Community
  • Sustainability

We are proud to support organizations that promote access to justice, diversity, community health and welfare, and industry excellence.  Dunn Carney contributes through pro bono legal services, leadership roles, and volunteer service and/or financial sponsorships.

Below is a partial list of activities and enterprises where we put our values into action.

Statement Regarding Racial Injustice

Dunn Carney is uniquely committed to fostering inclusion, diversity, equity and advancement regardless of ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, family or marital status, or disability.

Among our efforts to build awareness, understanding, support and respect for differences among us in the firm, legal and business communities, and our own local communities, Dunn Carney has formed the:


In addition, the firm has signed the Multnomah Bar Association Statement of Diversity Principles, a public acknowledgement of our commitment to develop the diversity within Oregon’s legal community.

Organizations we support include:

  • Commercial Real Estate Women Portland (CREW)
  • Diversity Section of the Oregon State Bar
  • Human Rights Campaign of Portland
  • Opportunities for Law in Oregon (OLIO)
  • OGALLA – The LGBT Bar Association of Oregon
  • Oregon Hispanic Bar Association
  • Oregon Women Lawyers
  • Women’s Foundation of Oregon
  • Oregon Minority Lawyers Association
  • American College of Trial Lawyers Foundation
  • Campaign for Equal Justice
  • Classroom Law Project
  • Legal Aid Society of Oregon
  • Lewis & Clark Small Business Legal Clinic
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Foundation
  • Oregon State Bar
  • St. Andrew Legal Clinic
  • Western Resources Legal Center
  • American Cancer Society
  • Community Warehouse
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Morrison Child and Family Services
  • Oregon Food Bank
  • Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH)
  • Oregonians for Food and Shelter
  • Portland Homeless Family Solutions
  • Providence Portland Medical Foundation
  • Providence Cancer Center
  • Sexual Assault Resource Center
  • United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
  • Zehntbauer Foundation
  • American Agricultural Law Association
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
  • Commercial Association of Brokers
  • Commercial Real Estate Women Portland (CREW)
  • Go Lloyd (Lloyd District Transportation Management Association)
  • Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • Northwest Environmental Business Council
  • Oregon Ag Link
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • Oregon Business Association
  • Oregon Cattlemen’s Association
  • Oregon Entrepreneurs’ Network
  • Oregon Farm Bureau Federation
  • Oregon Health & Sciences University Foundation Planned Giving Council
  • Oregon Paralegal Association
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Oregon Wheat Growers League
  • Oregon Winegrowers Association
  • Oregon Women for Agriculture
  • Portland Estate Planning Council
  • Portland Business Alliance
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Our attorneys and staff devote hundreds of hours to pro bono matters each year, representing clients on matters ranging from immigration to property rights, and unemployment benefits to landlord-tenant disputes.

We provide Pro Bono through the following:

  • Lake Oswego Senior Center
  • Legal Aid Services of Oregon
  • Lewis & Clark Small Business Legal Clinic
  • St. Andrew Legal Clinic

Dunn Carney League of Attorney Women

Dunn Carney’s League of Attorney Women (DC-LAW) is committed to recruiting, retaining and advancing women attorneys. The group works toward having more women advance to partnership and leadership positions within the firm while also maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Learn more.