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Gabriel M. Weaver2021-01-28T21:01:12+00:00
101 SW Main Street, Suite 1100
Portland, Oregon 97204
T : 503.944.6141 F: 503.295.1058
“Our clients trust us with their most important matters because we are aggressive, creative, and passionate about finding practical solutions to complex problems.”

Gabriel M. Weaver

Gabe Weaver is a trial lawyer. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court, and before arbitration panels. His practice includes assisting financial institutions with troubled loans, workouts, fraudulent transfer allegations, and lender liability claims. Mr. Weaver has represented domestic and international companies, financial services firms, accounting firms, start-ups, technology companies, directors, and officers in matters involving contract disputes, negligence, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and shareholder derivative complaints. Mr. Weaver also represents individuals and estates in catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims.

Mr. Weaver is the Board President of the St. Andrew Legal Clinic, a charitable organization that has provided low-cost legal services to low-income families since 1979. Prior to joining Ball Janik in 2012, Mr. Weaver was a litigation associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in Los Angeles, California. At Milbank, Mr. Weaver was part of the team that successfully spearheaded the largest ever in-court restructuring of a gaming company. He also represented insurers and reinsurers in litigation and reinsurance arbitrations involving both property/casualty and life insurance and represented private equity funds in connection with partnership disputes and securities cases. Before he joined Milbank, Mr. Weaver was a litigation associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York, New York. Mr. Weaver is a graduate of the Boston University School of Law, where he was a member of the Boston University Law Review.

Mr. Weaver enjoys spending his free time with his family and playing tennis in Portland, Oregon. Read about his tennis exploits at the Tennis League Network blog.


  • J.D., cum laude, 2005
    Boston University School of Law
    Boston University Law Review
    G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar
    Paul J. Liacos Scholar
    Dean’s Awards in Torts, Contracts, and American Legal History
  • B.A., History, 1999
    University of Montana


  • California
  • Idaho
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California, for Idaho, for the Southern District of New York, for Oregon, and for the Western District of Washington


  • Oregon Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list, 2015-2016
  • The Best Lawyers in America list since 2021