Jennilyn K. Aston
Jennilyn is a partner with the firm and serves as Chair of the firm’s Business Department. Jennilyn’s practice is focused on business and real estate transactions, business organizations and corporate governance, intellectual property and technology-related agreements, and state and federal trademark work. She has a broad range of experience advising businesses, property owners, and individuals from a number of different industries, including manufacturing, technology and software, medical and dental practices, education, and real estate.
While attending law school, Jennilyn spent two terms as an extern clerk to the Honorable Justice Walters of the Oregon Supreme Court. She also served as an associate editor for the Willamette Law Review and was elected the 2011-2012 Law Review Managing Editor. She also participated in the Business Clinic and Trial Practice, and received awards for excellence in legal writing and contract drafting.
Prior to law school, Jennilyn spent six years in the real estate and property management business, worked as the operations supervisor for a small medical practice, and owned her own business. Her years of business and real estate experience provides useful perspective for her practice.
Education and Awards
Willamette University College of Law, 2012
- J.D., Cum Laude
- Certificate in Business Law
- Rudy Park Pro Bono Award
Oregon State University
- B.A., Liberal Studies, Magna Cum Laude
Admitted to Practice
- State of Oregon
- U.S District Court; District of Oregon
Outside of the office, Jennilyn enjoys running, snowboarding, paddle boarding and being outdoors with her husband and son.