Susan K. Eggum


Lane Powell PC

Susan is an employment and business litigation jury trial lawyer. She regularly tries high stakes claims to judgment in federal and state courts in a variety of matters including employee and officer/director breaches of fiduciary duty, theft of employer trade secrets, breaches of contract, breach of noncompetition agreements, as well as discrimination, harassment, retaliation and whistleblower claims. She has also brought and defended against many emergency temporary restraining order motions and hearings, followed by immediate preliminary injunction trials for the purpose of recovering intellectual property or restraining conduct highly damaging to entity assets. She has held the highest available AV Preeminent® attorney rating by Martindale-Hubbell for more than two decades, and since 2006 has been continuously named an “Oregon Super Lawyer” in both Business and Employment Litigation by Super Lawyers® magazine. Susan is also a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel. On a world-wide basis, there are 2,500 members by invitation only following a rigorous peer review process by the IADC’s Membership Committee, followed by a second level peer review conducted by IADC’s Board.