Partner

Scott G. O’Donnell
sodonnell@keatingjones.com

Scott is a native Oregonian, born and raised in Albany. He worked at the Oregon Legislature and for Lane County defending civil cases prior to clerking for Judge Robert P. Jones in Portland. Judge Jones supervised medical malpractice cases in Multnomah County and maintained a very active civil trial docket.

Scott began working at Keating Jones Hughes in 1997 and became a partner in 2002. His practice emphasizes the defense of healthcare professionals, hospitals and care facilities in malpractice actions as well as general liability claims. He also represents physicians and other healthcare professionals before licensing boards.

Practice Areas
    •    Medical malpractice defense
    •    Healthcare law
    •    General liability defense
  
Education
    •    University of Oregon Law School – J.D., 1993
    •    University of Oregon – B.S., Political Science, 1988

Bar/Court Admissions
    •    Oregon State Bar
    •    Washington State Bar
    •    Multnomah County Bar Association
    •    Clark County Bar Association

Professional Organizations
    •    Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent (Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability &              Ethical Standards)   
    •    Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
    •    Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
    •    Defense Research Institute