Brenda Meltebeke, Partner and Firm Chair, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Marylhurst University, a private, co-educational, liberal arts university just south of Portland, Oregon, dedicated to excellence in adult education. As a Trustee, Brenda will support the vision, mission and core values of Marylhurst. Ms. Meltebeke will work with the Board of Trustees to continue strengthening the University’s nearly 50 existing accredited undergraduate and graduate programs and enhancing its existing spirit of entrepreneurism, innovation and curiosity.
About Marylhurst University
Marylhurst University is a private, co-educational, liberal arts university just south of Portland, Oregon, dedicated to excellence in adult education. It offers nearly 50 accredited undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, all designed for students who balance school with work, family and other responsibilities. Marylhurst University was founded by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary in 1893. Today it welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds, but remains true to the values of the founding Sisters, who focused on educating the whole person through a rigorous liberal arts experience centered on ethical leadership, service and social responsibility.
Nena Cook and Lori Irish Bauman were named named 2016 Litigation Stars by Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America's leading litigation firms and attorneys, is the only publication to focus exclusively on U.S. litigation.
Nena Cook is a trial attorney with over 23 years of experience specializing in complex commercial litigation, appellate law and professional ethics. Nena carries the preeminent AV designation by Martindale-Hubbell® and is a frequent speaker and writer on the topics of professionalism, ethics and employment law.
Lori Irish Bauman’s practice is focused on commercial litigation, appeals, dispute resolution, contract and business tort claims, and antitrust advising. She has experience as well with intellectual property, administrative law, environmental law, securities law, and Indian law issues.