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Michael Althouse


Michael Althouse is an associate in the Litigation practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP. Mr. Althouse focuses his practice in the areas of employment law, civil litigation and landlord tenant law. He helps businesses and individuals navigate the often choppy waters of employment law. He advises on compliance with state and federal agencies relating to wages, discrimination, disability rights, and family and medical leave.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Althouse represented the City of Portland as an Honors Attorney with the Labor & Employment practice group at the Portland City Attorney. Thereafter he entered private practice with a focus on landlord tenant matters and civil litigation. Since 2016, he has served on the Pro Bono Subcommittee of the Oregon New Lawyer’s Division of the Oregon State Bar.

Mr. Althouse was raised in Arizona and received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Arizona. He then attended the College of William & Mary School of Law in Williamsburg, Virginia. While attending William & Mary, he served as the notes editor of the Journal of Women & the Law and as a member of the William & Mary Moot Court team. During his second year of law school, Mr. Althouse worked for the United States District Court for the District of Oregon, under the Honorable Owen M. Panner.

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon


  • J.D., College of William & Mary School of Law, 2014
  • B.S., Political Science, University of Arizona, 2011

 Professional and Community Involvement

  • Oregon State Bar, Oregon New Lawyers Division, Access to Justice Committee, 2016-Present


  • U.S. News and World Report, “Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch,” Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2022
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