Ballot Initiative Lawsuit

In January 2018, two days after the Oregon Secretary of State implemented new rules changing how signatures could be gathered for statewide initiative petitions, Steve Berman filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Oregon voter alleging that the new rules were illegal and that the Secretary of State lacked the authority to implement the rules. The Secretary of State subsequently withdrew those rules.

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PPS Lead-in-Water Investigation

The Portland Public School Board of Education hired Stoll Berne attorneys Tim DeJong and Steve Berman to conduct an investigation regarding the district’s practices and protocols for testing for lead in water and disclosing information to the public about lead in water at schools and buildings.

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Recreational Marijuana Legalization Initiative Campaign

Stoll Berne attorney Steve Berman represented the successful statewide recreational marijuana legalization initiative campaign through all phases of the political process, from the filing of the initiative through the November 2014 statewide general election.

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Tax Credit Application Lawsuit

Stoll Berne helped client Quicksilver Contracting Co. obtain over $720,000 in biomass collector tax credits after the Department of Energy denied Quicksilver’s application for tax credits.

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