William Stinman



Will Stinman is an associate attorney in in the Portland office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the labor & employment and healthcare regulation practices. With a background in litigation and employment regulation, Will takes a holistic approach to counseling clients through employment disputes from pre-litigation through resolution. He emphasizes open communication and cooperative strategic goal setting to achieve favorable resolution of claims.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Will worked as a legal editor for a leading HR and compliance provider in the small to medium-sized business space. He tracked employment laws from introduction through enactment and ensured that the company’s extensive library of laws, rules, and regulations was accurate and up to date.

Drawing from this background, Will works with healthcare businesses and employers on regulatory compliance, ensuring that their policies, practices, and plans are compliant with the many laws, rules, and regulations that affect their business.   

During law school, Will clerked for the Oregon Federal Public Defender, externed with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and practiced as a Certified Law Student with a major insurance provider. This diverse and oftentimes hands-on experience provided Will with the experience and know how to launch into practice.

Will’s experience after law school included practicing at a medium-sized litigation firm and a boutique construction law firm based in Portland, where he litigated cases, small to large, from pre-litigation through resolution.

Outside of the office, Will spends his time reading, biking, golfing, or, most often, spending quality time with his wife and their two dogs.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Long-Term Care
  • Healthcare


Lewis & Clark Law School

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2018

University of Oregon

Bachelor of Science, Philosophy and Political Science