Miller Nash Graham & Dunn attorney Max Forer was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors of Sport Oregon. A former student-athlete, Forer played center on the University of Oregon football team that won two Pac-10 Championships and made it to the Las Vegas Bowl, Sun Bowl, Holiday Bowl, Rose Bowl and National Championship. With his extensive experience as a collegiate athlete, Forer is excited to continue advocating for sports as a way to bring communities together.
Sport Oregon leads the state’s sports economic development and has injected more than $350 million into Oregon’s economy through sports tourism, a valuable initiative that benefits local communities economically and socially. Board members help guide the strategic direction of the organization helping to define the future of sports in Oregon.
Visit sportoregon.org to learn more.
About Max Forer
Forer practices in the firm’s Portland, Oregon office as a business attorney but he hasn’t strayed far from sports as he’s in the forefront of the NCAA Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) landscape, routinely writing and speaking on the subject. He also handles a wide variety of corporate and real estate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, real estate financing, commercial leasing, commercial landlord-tenant disputes and corporate governance matters. Forer has been selected for inclusion on the Rising Stars list in Oregon Super Lawyers Magazine since 2018, which recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of Oregon attorneys. He is active in the community, currently serving as president of Oregon Hillel, as a mentor in the Oregon Athletics Student-Athlete Mentor Program, and was a graduate of Portland Business Alliance’s Leadership Portland program, class of 2020. Forer received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon before earning his law degree at the University of Oregon School of Law, where he was an articles editor for the Oregon Law Review. While in law school, Forer served as a judicial extern for U.S. District Court Judge John V. Acosta.