Senior Associate

Christine Bushnell



12755 SW 69th Avenue
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97223
P (971) 256-4010
F (971) 275-1928

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Christine Bushnell is a senior associate in WSHB’s Portland office, where her practice focuses on commercial business litigation, including construction, professional liability, and transportation. Christine is a graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, where she received the Andrea Swanner-Redding Scholarship and was inducted into the Cornelius Honor Society. During her time at Lewis & Clark, Christine was a new student orientation director and a student director for the Academic Enhancement Program. Previously, Christine clerked for the Honorable Adrienne C. Nelson and Honorable Shelley D. Russell of the Multnomah County Circuit Court.

Christine received her undergraduate degree in criminal justice, cum laude from Texas State University. Prior to attending law school, Christine worked for over eight years as a senior solution design analyst for an international IBM distributor.

In her free time, Christine enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her husband and son.


Lewis & Clark Law School (J.D., 2016)

Texas State University (B.S., 2003, cum laude)

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Practice Areas

Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Defends and prosecutes litigation on behalf of commercial, corporate, and non-profit clients involving contractual claims, unfair competition claims, and other business disputes.
  • Represents owners, contractors, and design professionals in complex litigation including construction defect claims in single family residential to mixed use buildings, as well as construction accident litigation involving catastrophic injuries.
  • Prosecutes and defends claims for indemnification and breach of contract.
General Liability and Casualty
  • Defense of property owners, developers, and contractors involving claims of premises liability, including slip-and-fall accidents, premises defect, and disputes over property ownership rights and obligations.
Professional Liability
  • Defends architects, engineers, real estate brokers and agents, and other professionals in negligence, failure to disclose, and violations of standard-of-care claims.
  • Representation of various types of transportation companies involving tractor-trailers, buses, and other fleet operation vehicles, including catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation.


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