Law Offices of Michael G. Hanlon
A Professional Corporation

  • JS Halberstam Irrevocable Grantor Trust v. Davis, et al.
    (D. Or. 3:21-cv-413-SI)
    Local counsel for plaintiff in a derivative action against nominal defendant Portland General Electric Company and certain of its directors and executives arising out of the company’s energy trading practices that resulted in the loss of $127 million; court approved settlement pursuant to which numerous corporate reform measures were enacted by the company.
  • DeHoog, et al., v. Anheuser-Busch InBev, SA/NV, et al.
    (D. Or. 15-cv-02250-CL)
    Represented defendant SABMiller as local counsel in defense of antitrust action seeking to enjoin a $107 billion beer merger between the parent companies of Miller and Budweiser; trial court dismissed case; affirmed on appeal to Ninth Circuit, DeHoog v. Anheuser-Busch InBev, SA/NV, 899 F. 3d 758 (9th Cir. 2018).
  • East Portland Imaging Center, P.C. et al. v. Providence Health System-Oregon, et al.
    (D. Or. 3:05-cv-00465-KI)
    Represented defendant joint venture consisting of Providence Health System and radiology physician group in defense of antitrust claims for monopolization of diagnostic imaging brought by competing radiology clinics; claims dismissed with no liability for client.
  • Private Arbitration Proceeding
    Local counsel for respondent Warburg Pincus partnership entity in claims by shareholders for several million dollar purported shortfall in EBITDA Earn-Out calculations arising from $55 million purchase of Oregon privately held company; claims against client dismissed with no liability following assertion of $12 million counterclaim for Earn-Out overpayment.
  • Horenstein, et al. v. Mortgage Market Inc., et al.
    (D. Or. CV 98-1104-AA)
    Represented defendant corporation and president in defense of FLSA overtime compensation class action; class certification denied based upon arbitration agreements and case successfully dismissed; affirmed on appeal to Ninth Circuit.
  • Rentrak Corporation v. Kingston, et al.
    (D. Or. CV 98-1004-HA)
    Represented defendant Hollywood Video in antitrust litigation; no liability for client.
  • Dunleavy v. Milwaukee Bucks. Inc.
    (D. Or. CV 97-1121-HA)
    Local counsel for defendant Milwaukee Bucks basketball organization in action initiated by Bucks' former coach Michael Dunleavy.
  • Monroe v. Hughes
    860 F. Supp. 733 (D. Or. 1991) aff'd, 31 F.3d 772 (9th Cir. 1994)
    Represented third party defendant participating underwriters in securities class action litigation; no liability for clients.
  • Gilbertson v. Leasing Consultants, Inc., et al.
    (D. Or.)
    Represented third party defendant general partner in securities litigation at trial level; settled; later appealed by non-settling defendants sub nom. Lampf, Pleva, Lipkind. Prupis & Pettigrow v. Gilbertson, 501 U.S. 350 (1991).
  • In Re Cement and Concrete Antitrust Litigation
    (MDL-296) (D. Ariz.)
    Discovery and trial preparation for plaintiffs in antitrust litigation as Oregon Assistant Attorney General and later as private plaintiffs' counsel in multi-district litigation; settled.
  • In Re Rebar Antitrust Litigation
    (W.D. Wa.)
    Participated in discovery and settlement of antitrust claims in multi-district litigation for plaintiff State of Oregon.
  • Also participated as counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation in state and federal courts in Alaska, Arizona, California, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington