C. Marie Eckert is an experienced business litigator with particular expertise in trusts and estates litigation, financial institutions litigation, and insurance coverage matters. She practiced at Perkins Coie from 1988 to 1994, and then at U.S. Bancorp until early 2002, as litigation manager and senior corporate counsel in charge of litigation for a six-state region. Marie has handled a wide range of complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts, including contract and business valuation disputes, business torts, lender liability claims, employment, and environmental litigation. Marie takes a pragmatic, solution-driven approach to resolving disputes and enjoys helping clients achieve the best outcome in the most effective and cost-efficient way possible.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Lewis & Clark Law School (formerly Northwestern School of Law), 1988,
    • Research and Development Editor, Environmental Law
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 1985

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Oregon, Washington, California
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