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Alex C. Trauman
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Alex C. Trauman

Alex is a leading healthcare, business, and real estate lawyer in the Pacific Northwest.

As a partner with Motschenbacher & Blattner LLP, Alex has focused on helping business owners thrive for over 15 years. During that time, Alex has developed a specialty representing professionals in private practice and has helped hundreds of business owners successfully buy and sell businesses of all sizes and shapes.

For his healthcare clients, Alex has successfully helped numerous dentists, veterinarians, physicians, and other medical professionals buy or sell private practices. Given the emergence of private equity investments into the healthcare industry, Alex routinely advises clients on the complicated legal and regulatory structures involved in doing business with management or dental support organizations.

Alex’s real estate clients rely on his expertise in negotiating and documenting commercial real estate transactions and leases.

With over 15 years of experience in employment law, Alex provides pragmatic experience in structuring and negotiating employment relationships. As a former litigator, Alex prides himself on helping clients avoid employment disputes and efficiently resolving disputes when they cannot be avoided.

Alex has been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Star from 2009 through 2019 and a Super Lawyer from 2020 through 2022.

Professional Experience:

Prior to his current position, Alex was an owner and co-founder of Henderson Trauman, P.C. from 2007-2009, where he focused his practice on business transactions and employment litigation.


Lewis & Clark Northwestern School of Law, Portland, Oregon
Juris Doctorate, 2007
Honors Brief, Moot Court Appellate Advocacy Competition, 2006

Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
Bachelor of Science, 2002

Bar Admissions:

Oregon State Bar, 2007
Washington State Bar, 2011
U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, 2007
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2015


Contributing author, "Did the Ninth Hit a Circuit Clout for Wireless Providers," Oregon Real Estate and Land Use Digest, August 2005.

Professional Designations and Memberships:

Multnomah Bar Association, Member, 2007-Present
Owen M. Panner Inn of Court, 2006-2011


Outside of the office, Alex enjoys swimming, playing tennis, and spending time with his family.