Barnes Ellis

Retired Partner
Portland, OR

About Barnes

Barnes Ellis is a retired partner no longer practicing law. To connect with a litigation attorney, please click here.

Barnes Ellis is a retired partner of the firm who practiced in the area of business litigation. He is now the Legal Advisor for Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC.

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Honors & Activities

Professional Honors and Activities

  • 2017 Recipient of the Ken Morrow Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation), 1989–2012
  • Listed in Oregon Super Lawyers® (Business Litigation), 2006–2011
  • Portland's pick, Top Litigators in Oregon, The National Law Journal, 2006
  • Selected as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” (Oregon) by Chambers USA (Litigation: General Commercial), 2004–2011
  • Received The Judge Learned Hand Award from The American Jewish Committee
  • Named Honorary Alumnus of Northwest School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, 1998, and is a member of the College's Board of Visitors
  • Received Oregon State Bar President’s Award for Public Service, 2015
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1980–2016
  • Chair, Oregon Public Defense Services Commission, 2001–2015 
  • Chair, Public Defense Study Committee, 1999–2000 
  • Barrister, Owen M. Panner Inns of Court
  • White House Fellow, Assistant to United States Attorney General, 1967–1968
  • Member, Oregon Law Enforcement Commission, 1970–1974
  • Chairman of Oregon Commission on the Judicial Branch (which successfully proposed major legislative restructuring of the state court system), 1980–1984 
  • Served on Board of Governors of the Oregon State Bar, 1974–1977
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Metropolitan Public Defender Services, Inc., 1971–1999

Civic Activities

  • Member, Oregon State Bar Disciplinary System Review Committee, 2014–2015
  • Trustee, World Affairs Council of Oregon, 2010–2016
  • Director, Mercy Corps Northwest, 2010–2012
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Insights & Presentations

Insights & Presentations

  • Barnes lectured extensively on corporate governance, damages, mediation, antitrust, securities enforcement, trial practice, evidence, and expert witnesses.

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