Michael G. Jacobs

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Michael’s law practice focuses on civil litigation. He is an experienced litigator in minor and catastrophic injury cases and the defense of professionals in a variety of fields including, medicine, law, architecture, engineering, and real estate. Throughout his career, he has pursued a diverse practice in which he has successfully handled numerous cases involving complex legal and factual issues.


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

Gonzaga University
B.A. Political Science, cum laude, 2004


Hart Wagner LLP
Partner, 2018-present
Associate Attorney, 2011-2017

The Gilroy Law Firm
Associate Attorney, 2009-2011

Lewis and Clark Legal Clinic
Legal Intern, 2008-2009

Admitted To Practice

Oregon State Courts
Washington State Courts

Awards and Recognition

Super Lawyers

Rising Star – Personal Injury General: Defense, 2017-2018

Professional Activities and Associations

Oregon State Bar, member
Multnomah County Bar Association, member
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, member

Professional Publications

They Will Ask, Do Not Tell: Avoiding Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege.” The Verdict, OADC, Issue 2, p. 8-9, 2015.

Client Education is Important in ORS 20.080 Cases,” The Verdict, OADC, Issue 1, p. 10-11, 2013.

Outside of the office

In his free-time Michael enjoys watching basketball and an occasional trip to visit his family and friends in his hometown, Sitka, Alaska.