Kristen Hilton Named Partner at Sussman Shank

Sussman Shank LLP is pleased to announce that Kristen Hilton has become a partner of the firm, effective October 1, 2018.

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Kristen’s practice is focused on privacy and data security matters and employment issues.  She also handles complex commercial litigation including contract disputes, false advertising and unfair competition cases, partnership disputes, and business torts.  
An experienced litigator and counselor, Kristen has represented businesses in a diverse range of industries including technology, real estate, construction, entertainment, insurance, and health care.  
Kristen is active in both community affairs and Bar Association committees.  She was the recipient of the Campaign for Equal Justice’s 2016 Associate Award, and was named a Rising Star® by Oregon Super Lawyers in 2016.  
In 2018, Kristen earned her Certified Information Privacy Professional certificate for the United States (CIPP/US).  The rigorous course and examination for CIPP/US certification is considered the global standard in the evolving area of privacy and data protection.  Kristen received her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law and her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, cum laude.  She is admitted to practice law in Oregon, California, and Washington.
About Sussman Shank LLP – Founded in 1960 in Portland, Oregon, Sussman Shank is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm with over 30 lawyers.  Our clients include public and private companies, government entities, institutions, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  In 2018, Sussman Shank was named by Oregon Business Magazine, for the 12th year, as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon,” and for the 7th year, as one of the “100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon.”