Contact: Martha Richmond 503.415.6061

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PORTLAND, ORE. (Feb. 24, 2014) – Former Nike Attorney Joins Port as General Counsel

Daniel Blaufus
Daniel Blaufus

Former Nike attorney Daniel Blaufus has joined the Port of Portland as general counsel. Blaufus most recently served as senior vice president and general counsel at Borden Dairy Company in Dallas, Texas.  From 2000 to 2010 he served in various legal capacities at Nike, including emerging markets counsel, Americas regional counsel and assistant general counsel.

“Dan has the depth of experience and the outside perspective that position him well to serve the diverse needs of the Port’s business lines and activities,” said Port Executive Director Bill Wyatt.” His managerial and leadership skills will ensure our 15-member legal team maintains its high levels of strategic advice and counsel.”

Blaufus began his legal career in 1993 at Tonkon Torp, LLP, Portland.  Prior to attaining his Juris Doctor from Lewis and Clark Law School, Blaufus taught high school and middle school English and Social Studies in Oregon and coached basketball and track.  He received a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Lewis and Clark College and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Western Oregon University.

Active in the community, Blaufus is a founder and partner of Marathon Education Partners, a college scholarship organization focused on early intervention for children with significant financial need and academic potential.  He has also received the Nike Community Involvement Award and the Bank of America Local Hero Award.


Contact: Martha Richmond 503.415.6061



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