Mack Shively is an AV rated attorney with a law office in Portland, Oregon. Returning to Portland after completing his Masters of Law in Taxation at New York University Mack began six years of private practice ending with partnership in a large Portland law firm. In 1986 Mack joined the Legal Department of Portland General Electric Company, Oregon’s largest electric utility, where he stayed for 19 tumultuous years. During his tenure at PGE Mack served as the Secretary to the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors, dedicated advisor to the Vice President of Human Resources and acted as counsel in for PGE and its affiliated companies in matters of ERISA, compensation, human resources, nuclear safety and whistleblower internal investigations, federal and state taxation, the Enron bankruptcy, SEC compliance, financings, power purchases and sales, and power facility development and construction. In 2005 Mack “retired” from PGE, and after a period of reflection returned to private practice. He began representing business, utility and energy clients, but gravitated to representing individuals in financial, estate planning and estate administration matters.
LL.M. (Taxation), New York University School of Law, 1980
J.D., Lewis and Clark Law School, 1979
M.A., English, Washington State University, 1975
B.A., English, Washington State University, 1972
Board of Visitors and Advisor to the Tax Program, Lewis and Clark Law School
Language Arts Curriculum Committee, Beaverton School District