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Robert G. Engel


Robert G. Engel is a Partner with Berkes Crane Santana & Spangler LLP. Mr. Engel is an experienced litigation attorney who has tried, mediated and arbitrated a variety of cases in State and Federal Courts in each of the three jurisdictions in which he is licensed to practice law—California, Oregon and Washington. For over thirty years he has counseled and defended clients in disputes related to products and premises liability, environmental and toxic torts, personal injury, construction defect and defamation. He has managed and litigated hundreds of cases for Fortune 500 corporations, manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, construction companies, trucking companies and medical professionals. Much of his work involves complex multi-party civil litigation.

Mr. Engel is admitted to practice law in all State and Federal Courts in California, Oregon and Washington, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He received his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law.  He attended Reed College where he studied history and political science and received a B.A. in Music from San Francisco State University.