William M. Tomlinson






1300 SW 5th Ave
Suite 3400
Portland, OR 97201



William Tomlinson (Bill) possesses a wide-ranging knowledge of medical and liability issues and is among a small handful of Oregon maritime lawyers who defend claims under the Longshore Harbor Workers Compensation Act.


William Tomlinson also specializes in casualty litigation and employee claims, almost always involving illness and injury problems. He has spent the last three decades crafting skills in a broad range of casualty litigation and administrative law.


Before entering private practice, Bill headed the Drug and Vice Prosecution units of the Multnomah County (Portland) District Attorney’s office as a special prosecutor. He is a member of the Oregon and Washington state bars, the U.S. District Courts of Oregon and Washington, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Northwest Longshore Administrators Association, Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, and Multnomah Bar Association.


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At Lindsay Hart, we do things differently. We take the time to get to know our clients and work to meet their legal needs in creative and innovative ways.
– William Tomlinson

Practice Areas


  • J.D. – University of Oregon
  • B.A. – Princeton University

Professional Associations

  • Oregon State Bar
  • Washington State Bar
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Northwest Longshore Administrators Association
  • Oregon Association of Defense
  • U.S. District Court of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court of Washington
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