Alexander S. Wylie


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Professional Experience

Alex Wylie is a partner with Preg O’Donnell & Gillett in the firm's Portland office. Alex is licensed to practice in all Oregon and Washington state courts, the U.S. District Court for Oregon, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Alex has over 13 years of general civil litigation experience. He represents clients in serious personal injury and fatality cases, as well as construction defects, products liability, employment, transportation, and trucking matters. Alex has tried multiple civil cases to verdict and argued before the Oregon Court of Appeals.

Alex is a native of the Washington, D.C., area, but grew up in Arizona and moved to Oregon for law school. Alex lives with his family in one of Portland's west suburbs.


Alex is a 1996 graduate of Arizona State University and a 2001 graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law.

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon State Courts (OSB #014570)
  • Washington State Courts (WSBA #38656)
  • United States District Court, District of Oregon
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional & Community Activities

  • American Lung Association – Oregon, Leadership Council
  • Oregon State Bar:
    •  Pro Bono Military Assistance Panel
    • New Lawyer Mentor
    • State Bar Legal Ethics Committee
  • The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta, General Counsel and Graduate Volunteer

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "Oregon Supreme Court Recognizes Negligent Construction by Declining to Apply Economic Loss Doctrine," DRI: For the Defense, August 2008 issue.
  • Author, "Turnabout Is Not Fair Play: Defending Summary Judgment Motions Against Affirmative Defenses," Article in Oregon Association of Defense Counsel magazine The Verdict, 2013 issue.