Meet the team
Attorney + Shareholder, Markowitz Herbold PC
Chair, Board of Directors, De Paul Treatment Centers
Harry Wilson is a lawyer and partner at Markowitz Herbold, a commercial litigation law firm specializing in complex business disputes. He represents Fortune 500 companies, private businesses, individuals, non-profits, and governments. From 2014 until 2016, Harry represented the Oregon Attorney General, the State of Oregon, and Cover Oregon in their litigation against Oracle, the second-largest software company in the world. The litigation involved cases in state and federal court and claims for, among others, breach of contract, fraud, false claims, copyright, and quantum meruit. Harry played a central role in all the cases, including briefing and arguing dispositive motions and taking and defending key depositions. The litigation settled successfully in September 2016. In another recent case, Harry tried and won an employment matter before an international tribunal sitting in Kenya.
Harry has been frequently recognized for achievements as a litigator. In 2015, the Portland Business Journal named him one of Portland’s Forty under 40 business leaders. The following year, his alma mater Lewis & Clark Law School awarded him its Rising Star award, given to one graduate each year. The same year, Benchmark Litigation, a national legal publication, named Harry to its Under 40 Hot List, a listing of the top law firm partners under 40 nationwide. Harry was one of just five lawyers in Oregon to make the list and 380 nationwide.
In addition to his legal work, Harry is the Chair of De Paul Treatment Centers, the largest non-profit residential alcohol and drug treatment center in Oregon. He is a graduate of Harvard University and Lewis & Clark Law School.
Harry is in long-term recovery from alcoholism and addiction.