A founding member of the firm, Gary now primarily serves as an arbitrator and as an adviser to other lawyers in the firm. He has been selected as an arbitrator in over 100 matters involving a wide range of business and consumer issues. In his legal practice, Gary represented clients in a variety of matters ranging from investment fraud and lawyer and accountant malpractice to insurance coverage claims, will contests, trust disputes, healthcare issues, employment disputes, and class actions. Many of his cases involved securities, shareholder, partnership, antitrust, trade practice, or elder abuse claims. He also assisted the Oregon Law Center in class actions for forestry and farm workers and represented the Columbia River Tribes in preserving their treaty rights to live along the Columbia River.
Gary serves as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and the Arbitration Service of Portland, and at times serves as a mediator in all types of commercial disputes.