Carey joined the firm in  2012.  His practice focuses on general liability and medical malpractice defense in Oregon and Washington state and federal courts. In addition, Carey has experience defending architects and engineers in construction defect claims, advising and defending municipalities in matters involving state and federal constitutional issues as well as statutory and regulatory schemes, defending products liability claims, and defending attorneys and law firms in professional liability claims.

Carey earned his J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College.  While studying at Lewis & Clark, Carey served as Managing Editor of Environmental Law.  He also holds a masters of science and bachelors of science from the University of Oregon.


Lewis and Clark College
Northwestern School of Law
J.D., 2009

University of Oregon
M.S., 2005
B.S., 2000


Hart Wagner LLP
Associate Attorney, 2012 – present

The Honorable Kathie F. Steele
Clackamas County Circuit Court
Judicial Clerk, 2010 – 2012

Grenley Rotenberg Evans Bragg & Bodie P.C.
Law Clerk, 2009

Gleaves Swearingen Potter & Scott
Legal Assistant, 2005

Admitted To Practice

Oregon State Courts
Washington State Courts
U.S. District Court: District of Oregon; Western District of Washington

Professional Activities and Associations

Oregon State Bar
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
Multnomah Bar Association
Washington State Bar