John B. Dudrey


John Dudrey is a litigation associate in the firm's Labor and Employment group. His practice focuses on assisting clients with complex labor and employment litigation matters. John has experience assisting with state and federal jury trials and administrative proceedings, including NLRB proceedings.

Prior to joining Stoel Rives, John was an associate at Barran Liebman LLP (2008-2012), head law clerk at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Oregon (2007-2008), and summer clerk at Williams Fredrickson, LLC (2006).

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Listed among Rising Stars (Employment Litigation: Defense), Oregon Super Lawyers®, 2013-2016
  • Member, Oregon State Bar, Civil Rights Section Executive Committee
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Instructor, Portland State University Professional Development Center, Employee & Labor Relations Course, Spring/Summer 2011


  • "Significant Wage and Hour Pitfalls," SHRM/Stoel Rives 14th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Mar. 2016
  • "Wage and Hour Basics," SHRM Rogue Valley Chapter May Legal Seminar, May 15, 2014
  • "Litigation 101: What Every HR Professional Should Know," SHRM/Stoel Rives 12th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Mar. 2014
  • "OFCCP Compliance Update," SHRM/Stoel Rives 11th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Feb. 2013


  • "ORS 652.150: Tips to Address and Resolve Loopholes in the Statute's 12-Day Safe Harbor Provision," The Verdict, OADC, 2014
  • "Supreme Court Holds 'Donning and Doffing' Protective Equipment Qualifies as 'Changing Clothes,'" The Verdict, OADC, 2014
  • "Assessing a Disparate Impact Claim After Ricci v. De Stafano," OSB Civil Rights Newsletter, Dec. 2011
  • "Avoid a $20M Class Action Lawsuit," Daily Journal of Commerce, Oct. 2011
  • "Changes Coming for Enforcing Arbitration Agreements in Employment," Cascade Business News, Sept. 2011
  • "Case Provides Lessons for Employers," Daily Journal of Commerce, July 2011
  • "Oregon's Final Pay Check Law: Steps to Avoid Easy Mistakes," Daily Journal of Commerce, Oct. 2010
  • "Damage Control: Two Proposals to Limit the Reach and Effect of Oregon's Wrongful Discharge Tort," Lewis & Clark Law Review, 2008


  • Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., 2008, summa cum laude
    Lewis & Clark Law Review, Format and Style editor
    Member, Cornelius Honor Society
  • University of Oregon, B.A., Journalism, 2004


  • Oregon
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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