Hunter Emerick focuses his practice on business litigation and related areas. He concentrates on resolving disputes involving construction law and litigation; real property, including condemnation; ownership and operation of corporations, LLCs, and partnerships; business sales; estate and trust administration; and other complex litigation. Hunter is licensed to practice in both Oregon and Washington and the federal courts in Oregon. He is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated with Martindale-Hubbel®.
Hunter assists developers, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers in negotiating and drafting various agreements concerning development and construction. He provides advice and guidance to construction clients on issues concerning contract performance, insurance coverage, lien rights and remedies, and construction defects. Hunter has served as an Associate Member of the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Association of Marion and Polk Counties. He served as Associate Vice President for that organization. He has presented several construction related seminars for members of the HBA. He has also represented clients in construction disputes, including:
Business & Commercial Litigation
Hunter has represented clients in many different business disputes in both state and federal courts, as well as administrative tribunals, including:
Real Property Litigation
Hunter has appeared in courts throughout the state representing landlords. He successfully prosecuted a three-day jury trial evicting a dangerous tenant defended by the Multnomah County Legal Aid Service which was affirmed by the Oregon appellate courts. Hunter has represented various commercial landlords, including large malls in negotiating with and, if necessary, evicting commercial tenants.
Willamette University College of Law
Hunter is a member of the Litigation and Construction sections of the Oregon State Bar. He is admitted to state and federal courts in Oregon. He is also admitted to Washington State Courts. He is a past President of the Marion County Bar Association and is currently serving as a member of the Board of Governors for the Oregon State Bar.
Off the Job
Hunter enjoys golf, skeet shooting, and fly fishing. Two recent marriages in the family and a new grandchild have kept him and his wife Jill very busy.