Cody Berne is a shareholder at Stoll Berne in Portland. Cody’s practice focuses on representing investors who lost money because of fraud and other misconduct, class actions, and business litigation. He is a member of the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association and the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.
Cody previously worked as a deputy district attorney at the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office where he tried over 30 trials to verdict. Before that, Cody represented individuals and businesses in cases involving investment fraud and a wide range of business disputes at a large Portland firm.
He received the Haglund Award in 2016 from the Multnomah Bar Association, was named a Future Star in Benchmark Litigation, named in The Best Lawyers in America from 2020-2023, and was named in Oregon Super Lawyers in 2022.
During law school, Cody interned for U.S. District Court Judge Kimberly Mueller and U.S. Magistrate Judge Carolyn Delaney. Elected to Order of the Coif, he received the Clinical Legal Education Association Award and a Witkin Award. Cody also represented clients as a law student at the Civil Rights Clinic and Prison Law Clinic and earned a Public Service Certificate.
Before law school, Cody worked as a police officer with the Portland Police Bureau and as a wildland firefighter.