Conner Bottomly is a litigation associate and a recent graduate of Lewis and Clark Law School who began at Dunn Carney as a Summer Associate in 2017. Before joining the firm, Conner served as a fulltime Judicial Extern to the Honorable District Judge Michael H. Simon, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. During law school he clerked for trial lawyers in Oregon and his home state of Montana to gain litigation experience in both state and federal court. He is a member of Dunn Carney’s Litigation Group and has been active in the firm’s business and real estate teams.
Conner brings extensive research and writing experience to the firm. During law school, Conner was a Teaching Fellow for Professor Bill Chin in Lewis and Clark Law School’s Lawyering Program, a year-long course that teaches legal research, writing and professionalism to first-year students. Conner has experience drafting court motions and legal memoranda, assessing legal, procedural and trial risk, and preparing various documents for client counselling and advancing real estate and business transactions.
While in law school he served as the Lead Article Editor on the Editorial Board of the Lewis and Clark Law Review and was on the board of the student Federal Bar Association. Before law school Conner did therapeutic social work with teenagers on a ranch in Montana. In his free time Conner likes to play soccer, mountain bike and backcountry ski.
US. District Court for the District of Oregon, 2019
Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2018
Whitman College, B.A. Philosophy & Studio Art, 2011