Analytical Compassionate Problem Solver
With a background in economics, Margot is able to quickly apply legal principles to the business world, conduct cost-benefit analysis, and simplify complex issues for her clients. She is a rare mix of analytical and compassionate, so is able to maintain a broad practice that encompasses bankruptcy and creditors' rights, litigation, and estate planning.
Margot has a diverse debtor-creditor practice representing all types of parties in all types of insolvency matters. She regularly advises banks, credit unions, other financial service providers, creditors, trustees, and receivers in bankruptcy and receivership proceedings. Her business intellect and creative problem solving help craft practical solutions to difficult issues. Additionally, Margot is a member of the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Executive Committee and the Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee.
She has an equally broad litigation practice where she represents companies and individuals in state-court litigation. Her experience includes real property disputes, construction defect claims, business dissolution disputes, commercial collections, contract disputes, and estate dispute litigation. Margot's economics, business, and debtor-creditor experience all come together to help her analyze what potential claims are truly worth.
In her estate planning practice, Margot focuses mainly on estate and trust administration, probates, and conservatorships. She became an attorney to help people and enjoys serving as a strong advocate for her clients.
Little Known Facts: Has an economics degree and was an economist before attending law school | Loves gardening | Enjoys ceramic arts | Was married in Scotland even though she and her husband have no ties to the country