Mersereau Shannon LLP has been nationally recognized for work in municipal law and finance for more than 85 years, longer than any other law firm in the state of Oregon. Founded in 1885 as Smith & Teal, we are Oregon's second oldest law firm. With over 115 years of continuous service, we are proud to continue this strong tradition by providing experienced and trusted legal service to our clients.

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Our firm focuses its practice in the areas of municipal law, litigation, and finance, representing municipalities and other public bodies.  We are currently eligible legal counsel for the Oregon School Boards Association Property & Casualty Trust, the Special Districts Association of Oregon, and represent municipalities in insurance defense matters.  We have provided bond counsel services to every state agency, and to every major city, county and school district in Oregon.

One SW Columbia Street, Suite 1600  •  Portland, OR 97258  •  503.226.6400