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– Claudia Powers, Senior Counsel

John C. Ramig


John Ramig is a partner in Ater Wynne’s Global Trade, Business, Emerging Business and Family Business Groups. He works with clients on general business and corporate matters including entity formation, acquisition or sale of companies and corporate financings.

John  has expertise in international business transactions including the structuring of international sourcing and manufacturing operations. He provides expert services relating to the design and implementation of international corporate structures that maximize operational and tax efficiencies. 

John also has expertise in intellectual property and trade secret protection, having successfully brought trade secrets litigation on behalf of his clients. He has broad experience with international distribution agreements and manufacturing agreements with Asian suppliers.

Prior to practicing law, John served on the Washington, D.C. staff of U.S. Senator Mark O. Hatfield and on the White House staff in the Carter Administration’s Office of Public Liaison. He also served on the staff of Donald Anderson, a member of the British Parliament.

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Professional Activities

Executive Committee, International Law Section of Oregon State Bar

Community Activities

  • Oregon Leadership Development Institute, Founder and Director, 2010 to present
  • Friends of the Children, Director, 1995 to 2002
  • Union Gospel Mission, Director, 1992 to 1995