Keith is an accomplished trial, appellate, and healthcare lawyer with over 30 years of experience in more than a dozen different jurisdictions around the country. With a focus on complex dispute resolution, with particular emphasis in the healthcare industry, Keith is adept at handling multi-state and international antitrust cases, consumer litigation, and securities disputes. In healthcare, he has handled peer review disputes, partnership and incorporation matters, and billing investigations. Keith has led internal investigations for public entities as well as for not-for-profit organizations.

Keith’s clients value his keen instincts in court and his ability to delve into complex legal issues while never losing sight of the overall strategy of a case. During his time at the Oregon Department of Justice as Associate Attorney General and Chief of Staff, Keith led the creation of a civil rights unit, managed securities litigation including multiple cases against financial services companies, and supervised antitrust investigations and prosecutions. He was also involved with the adoption of legislation that expanded the Unlawful Trade Practices Act and legislation that imposed a mediation requirement prior to non-judicial foreclosures.

Tulane University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1983
Moot Court Board
Louisiana Trial Lawyers Award for Outstanding Advocacy
Order of the Barristers

Northeastern University, B.S., Public Administration, with high honors, 1980

A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center, Mediation Certificate, 1997

Oregon State Bar, 1998

Texas State Bar, 1983

U.S. District Court, Oregon

U.S. District Court, Connecticut

U.S. District Court, Northern Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern New York

U.S. District Court, Southern Texas

U.S. District Court, Eastern Texas

U.S. District Court, Western Wisconsin

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Massachusetts, 1990 (Inactive)

Stoll Berne
Shareholder, 2012-present

Oregon Department of Justice
Associate Attorney General and Chief of Staff, 2012-2012
Chief of Staff and Special Counsel, 2009-2012
Special Counsel, 2009

Garvey Schubert Barer
Shareholder, 1998-2008

Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (Houston, Texas)
Partner, 1992-1998
Associate, 1983-1988, 1989-1992

Hale & Dorr (Boston, Massachusetts)
Associate, 1988-1989

Oregon Law Commission
Commissioner, 2016-present

Oregon State Bar

Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section Executive Committee, Chair, 2018; Chair-elect, 2017; 2015-present
Business Litigation Section Executive Committee, 2002-2009; Chair, 2008; Chair-elect, 2007; Treasurer, 2007; Secretary, 2006

American Bar Association
Antitrust and Litigation Sections, Member

Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court
Master, 1998-2017

Mazamas Mountaineering Association
Board of Directors, Chair, 2007

Hoyt Arboretum Friends
Board of Directors, 2012-2017; President, 2013-2017

“Proportionality in Practice,” Oregon State Bar Business Litigation Section CLE, Portland, Oregon (September 2017)

“Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund v. Marsh & McLennan: Lessons Learned,” Oregon State Bar Business Litigation Section CLE, Portland, Oregon (May 2017)

“Telephone Consumer Protection Act,” Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Portland, Oregon (May 2014)

“US Supreme Court Update: Chadbourne & Parke v. Troice; Mississippi v. Au Optronics; and Halliburton v. Erica John Fund. What’s changed and what’s coming up next session.” Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section CLE, Portland, Oregon, (June 2014)

“Presidential Tweets, Yelp Reviews, FREE BOOZY, and Admissibility,” OSB Litigation Journal (Fall 2017)

“Class Arbitration: Permissible? Preventable? Who Gets to Decide?” 26 Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal 3 (2007)

“Jurisdiction: In Personam and In Rem,” 1 Oregon Civil Pleading and Practice Chapter 2 (2006)

“Personal Jurisdiction in a Virtual World,” Texas Bar Journal, February 2003

“A Brief Introduction to Product Liability Law in the United States,” China Chamber of Commerce for Machinery and Electronics News Report, 3rd Issue, 2002

“Minimizing Exposure – Personal Jurisdiction in the Silicon Forest,” 62 Oregon State Bar Bulletin 21 (December 2001)

“You Can Advertise, But Don’t Sell That Product: Virtual Jurisdiction in Washington,” Washington Law Journal, June 2001

“Personal Jurisdiction in the Silicon Forest,” Oregon Law Journal, June 2001

“Health Care Litigation and Confidentiality – Unique Discovery Issues,” Oregon Health Law (Summer 2000)

“State by State Guide to Managed Care Law,” Oregon, Aspen Publishing (1999, 2000, 2001)

“Qui Tam Suits,” Oregon Health Law (Winter, 1998/1999)

“Whistle-Blower Reward Programs Signal the Need to Accelerate Compliance Efforts,” Patient Accounts, Healthcare Financial Management Association (August 1998)

Keith is an avid runner, skier, and cyclist. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking with his wife and family.

Practice Areas

Antitrust Litigation

We represent United States and international companies and consumers in all aspects of antitrust litigation, including, price-fixing, customer allocation, market division, price discrimination, and unfair or deceptive trade practices.

Appellate

Stoll Berne's attorneys provide expert advice to clients on appellate issues at every stage of our representation. The firm's attorneys have appeared before federal circuit courts of appeal throughout the United States and the Oregon appellate courts.

Business Litigation

From everyday contract disputes to bet-the-company litigation, our litigation team works to understand each party's priorities and to create a solution that best serves you.

Class Actions

As Oregon's leading plaintiffs'-side class actions firm, we help our clients to level the playing field and find justice. We have earned our reputation and work hard for our clients.

Elections & Government Law

We provide advice and counsel to political campaigns, candidates, and individuals involved in state and local political or governmental processes.

Healthcare Litigation

We've litigated nearly every type of healthcare dispute, ranging from complex antitrust matters to medical practice break-ups. Our clients range from small group practices to major regional integrated delivery systems and a prominent medical school.

Internal Investigations

We specialize in complex independent investigations of public bodies and private companies. Our deep experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants enables us to approach investigations without bias.

Lawyer, Accountant & Professional Malpractice

We represent clients in disputes with attorneys, accountants, auditors, insurance brokers, stock brokers, real estate professionals, and many other professionals.

Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne is Oregon's premier securities litigation firm. We have represented as many or more investors in securities and stockbroker fraud cases than any other firm in Oregon, and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.

Representative Cases

Healthcare Antitrust Suits

The firm represented a large regional healthcare system in antitrust suits brought by a physician in state and federal courts.

“Pay for Delay” Class Action

The firm recently concluded a "pay for delay" class action against pharmaceutical companies that manufacture Aggrenox, a stroke medication.

Defense of Regional Hospital in Antitrust Case

Keith Dubanevich and Yoona Park defended a regional hospital group in a wrongful termination and antitrust action filed in Deschutes County by a physician who lost hospital privileges when terminated by his professional group.

Cable Services Class Action

Keith Dubanevich prosecuted a class action in New Jersey challenging a cable company's unlawful bundling of cable services with set top boxes.

International Market Price-Fixing Allegations

Keith Dubanevich defended a Japanese corporation in multidistrict litigation and arbitration alleging price-fixing and market allocation violations in the international parcel tanker shipping market.

Customer Misallocation Allegations in Shipping Industry

Stoll Berne attorney Keith Dubanevich represented a domestic shipping company against customer allocation allegations in multi-district litigation consolidated in Puerto Rico.

OPERF vs. Marsh

In a securities fraud lawsuit alleging that the defendant misrepresented key information about its services and finances, a team of Stoll Berne attorneys represented the lead plaintiff State of Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund.

Amicus Briefs re Affordable Care Act

Keith Dubanevich co-authored amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the Affordable Care Act.

Landlord Delay of Delivery of Premises for Healthcare Center

Keith Dubanevich and Jen Wagner successfully represented a tenant in a delivery delay case for a local healthcare center.

Receptionist Services Suit

Keith Dubanevich and Cody Berne are representing a class of customers whose complaint seeks damages for breach of contract for charges for receptionist time not actually used. 

Health Insurer Data Breach

The firm currently represents plaintiffs from multiple states in a proposed class action against a health insurer for harm that resulted when plaintiffs’ sensitive information was compromised following breach of the insurer’s servers.

Defense of Regional Hospital in Antitrust Case

Keith Dubanevich and Yoona Park defended a regional hospital group in a wrongful termination and antitrust action filed in Deschutes County by a physician who lost hospital privileges when terminated by his professional group.

Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Action

Keith Dubanevich prosecuted a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action claim against a national food marketing company.

Real Estate Developer Dispute

Keith Dubanevich represented a real estate developer in a separation dispute with his former company.

Senior Executive Severance Benefits Arbitration

Keith Dubanevich represented a senior executive who sought severance benefits in arbitration after a merger of two public companies resulted in a substantial change in her responsibilities.

Equity Investors Ownership Disputes in Bankruptcy Court

The firm represented equity investors in ownership disputes pending in bankruptcy court.

Exclusive Long-Term Contract Dispute

In a dispute involving an exclusive long-term contract, Keith Dubanevich represented the plaintiff, a product supplier.

Bank of New York Mellon Securities Class Action

Keith Ketterling, Keith Dubanevich, and Keil Mueller obtained a $180 million settlement on behalf of Bank of New York Mellon investors in a lawsuit alleging that the bank operated a deceptive foreign currency exchange program.

In re JPMorgan Chase & Co. Securities Litigation

A team of Stoll Berne attorneys served as Special Assistant Attorneys General to the State of Oregon in its role as co-lead plaintiff in a securities fraud class action lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase.

Stoll Berne Investigating BIOCELL Implants

Stoll Berne is currently investigating claims on behalf of women who have had BIOCELL textured implants or tissue expanders implanted.

In re CenturyLink Sales Practices and Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne, led by attorneys Keith Dubanevich, Tim DeJong, and Keil Mueller, has been appointed co-lead counsel along with Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP (BLB&G) on behalf lead plaintiff the State of Oregon by and through the Oregon State Treasurer and the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Board, on behalf of the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund (Oregon) in a securities class action against CenturyLink, Inc. and certain of its senior executives.

Premera Blue Cross Data Breach

Stoll Berne serves as interim liaison counsel in a multi-district litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. 

Receptionist Services Suit

Keith Dubanevich and Cody Berne are representing a class of customers whose complaint seeks damages for breach of contract for charges for receptionist time not actually used. 

Health Insurer Data Breach

The firm currently represents plaintiffs from multiple states in a proposed class action against a health insurer for harm that resulted when plaintiffs’ sensitive information was compromised following breach of the insurer’s servers.

“Pay for Delay” Class Action

The firm recently concluded a "pay for delay" class action against pharmaceutical companies that manufacture Aggrenox, a stroke medication.

A.F., et al. vs. Providence Health Plan

Keith Dubanevich and Josh Ross represented children with autism in a class action against Providence Health Plan.

Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Action

Keith Dubanevich prosecuted a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action claim against a national food marketing company.

Cable Services Class Action

Keith Dubanevich prosecuted a class action in New Jersey challenging a cable company's unlawful bundling of cable services with set top boxes.

Stoll Berne Investigating BIOCELL Implants

Stoll Berne is currently investigating claims on behalf of women who have had BIOCELL textured implants or tissue expanders implanted.

Premera Blue Cross Data Breach

Stoll Berne serves as interim liaison counsel in a multi-district litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. 

Cedar Shakes and Shingles Litigation

A class action lawsuit has been filed against some of the largest manufacturers of cedar shakes and shingles. Since 2011, these companies allegedly conspired to artificially inflate the prices of their products sold to contractors, construction companies, roofers, and others who purchased these products from distributors and resold them to end users in the United States. If you've purchased their products, you may have been overcharged and we would be interested in speaking with you.

Stoll Berne Investigating Ruby Receptionists

Stoll Berne is currently investigating claims of Ruby Receptionists’ customers that the company misled its customers and breached its contracts by billing for time a call was on hold, and by rounding up every call in 30-second increments. If you are or were an Oregon customer of Ruby Receptionist, we would be interested in speaking with you about your experiences.

Stoll Berne Investigating Broiler Chicken Purchases

Stoll Berne is currently investigating claims on behalf of Oregon restaurants and other businesses that have purchased broiler chicken from a distributor for use in its organization. If you are an Oregon restaurant or other business that purchased, between January 1, 2008 through September 2, 2016, broiler chicken raised or packed by one or more of the following organizations, we would be interested in hearing from you.

Public School System Internal Investigation

On behalf of a public school district, Keith Dubanevich and Yoona Park conducted an internal investigation of an alleged ethical violation by a managerial employee.

Senior Executive Severance Benefits Arbitration

Keith Dubanevich represented a senior executive who sought severance benefits in arbitration after a merger of two public companies resulted in a substantial change in her responsibilities.

Health Insurer Data Breach

The firm currently represents plaintiffs from multiple states in a proposed class action against a health insurer for harm that resulted when plaintiffs’ sensitive information was compromised following breach of the insurer’s servers.

A.F., et al. vs. Providence Health Plan

Keith Dubanevich and Josh Ross represented children with autism in a class action against Providence Health Plan.

Defense of Regional Hospital in Antitrust Case

Keith Dubanevich and Yoona Park defended a regional hospital group in a wrongful termination and antitrust action filed in Deschutes County by a physician who lost hospital privileges when terminated by his professional group.

Public School System Internal Investigation

On behalf of a public school district, Keith Dubanevich and Yoona Park conducted an internal investigation of an alleged ethical violation by a managerial employee.

Unauthorized Practice of Law Claim

Keith Dubanevich and Josh Ross, together with Portland attorney Diane Sykes, recently represented the Oregon State Bar in an action against a Florida lawyer and his associates who targeted Oregon immigrants. 

Landlord Delay of Delivery of Premises for Healthcare Center

Keith Dubanevich and Jen Wagner successfully represented a tenant in a delivery delay case for a local healthcare center.

Real Estate Developer Dispute

Keith Dubanevich represented a real estate developer in a separation dispute with his former company.

Equity Investors Ownership Disputes in Bankruptcy Court

The firm represented equity investors in ownership disputes pending in bankruptcy court.

Bank of New York Mellon Securities Class Action

Keith Ketterling, Keith Dubanevich, and Keil Mueller obtained a $180 million settlement on behalf of Bank of New York Mellon investors in a lawsuit alleging that the bank operated a deceptive foreign currency exchange program.

In re JPMorgan Chase & Co. Securities Litigation

A team of Stoll Berne attorneys served as Special Assistant Attorneys General to the State of Oregon in its role as co-lead plaintiff in a securities fraud class action lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase.

OPERF vs. Marsh

In a securities fraud lawsuit alleging that the defendant misrepresented key information about its services and finances, a team of Stoll Berne attorneys represented the lead plaintiff State of Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund.

In re CenturyLink Sales Practices and Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne, led by attorneys Keith Dubanevich, Tim DeJong, and Keil Mueller, has been appointed co-lead counsel along with Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP (BLB&G) on behalf lead plaintiff the State of Oregon by and through the Oregon State Treasurer and the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Board, on behalf of the Oregon Public Employee Retirement Fund (Oregon) in a securities class action against CenturyLink, Inc. and certain of its senior executives.

Oppenheimer Funds Securities Action

Acting as Special Assistant Attorneys General to the State of Oregon, Stoll Berne attorneys Keith Ketterling, Keith Dubanevich, Jen Wagner, and Keil Mueller obtained a $20 million settlement on behalf of the Oregon College Savings Plan in a lawsuit against Oppenheimer Funds.

Articles

Spring 2018 – “Presidential Tweets, Yelp Reviews, FREE BOOZY, and Admissibility,” ABA Pretrial Practice & Discovery Newsletter

Keith Dubanevich authored an article in the Spring 2018 edition of the American Bar Association Pretrial Practice & Discovery Newsletter.

Fall 2017 – “Presidential Tweets, Yelp Reviews, FREE BOOZY, and Admissibility,” OSB Litigation Journal

Keith Dubanevich authored an article in the Fall 2017 edition of the Oregon State Bar’s Litigation Journal.

June, 2015 – “The Unfortunate Rise of Elder Financial Abuse,” June Issue of the Multnomah Lawyer

Elder financial abuse is the theft or conversion of money or other property by caregivers, relatives or other people. The number and complexity of elder financial abuse reports has grown significantly over the past decade.

October 10, 2014 – “Prepare Your Business for an Oil Spill,” Portland Business Journal

“Recent disasters involving railroad shipments of crude oil have raised concerns about the impact of accidents involving trains carrying oil to refineries, terminals and ports in the Pacific Northwest.”

July 12, 2013 – “Ten Ways Companies Can Keep Legal Costs in Check,” Portland Business Journal

Legal fees may be inevitable for some businesses but they can be managed and minimized.

January 10, 2013 – “Corporate Designee Depositions,” CLE Presentation

Keith Dubanevich’s CLE Presentation to the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Business Litigation Section entitled “Corporate Designee Depositions”.

November 1, 2011 – “Testimony Before Oregon Senate re Foreclosure Issues,” Oregon Senate Video

Keith Dubanevich provides testimony before the Oregon Senate regarding Foreclosure Issues.

December 9, 2010 – “Interview of Keith Dubanevich,” Comcast Newsmakers

Keith Dubanevich, as Chief of Staff and Special Counsel to the Oregon Department of Justice, is interviewed on Comcast Newsmakers regarding consumer fraud scams:

News

Keith Dubanevich Quoted in Oregonian Regarding Ruby Receptionists

Stoll Berne attorney Keith Dubanevich was quoted in a January 9, 2020 article in the Oregonian. The article, "Ruby Receptionist faces $30 million lawsuit for allegedly overcharging clients," can be found here.

Ten Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in the 2020 Edition of Benchmark Litigation

Stoll Berne, along with 10 individual attorneys, were recently selected to be included in the 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation, a definitive source for America's leading litigation firms and attorneys.

Fifteen Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2020

Stoll Berne is excited to announce that fifteen of our attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2020 as well as three Shareholders named as Portland, Oregon’s Lawyers of the Year.

In re CenturyLink Sales Practices & Securities Litigation

A Minnesota federal judge recently denied defendants’ motion to dismiss a securities class action against CenturyLink and several of its senior executives.

Stoll Berne Named Co-Lead Counsel in Antitrust Class Action Against Manufacturers of Roofing Materials

A federal court has appointed Stoll Berne, led by partners Keith Dubanevich and Keil Mueller, as co-lead counsel in a proposed federal class action against a group of manufacturers of cedar shakes and shingles and the industry's trade association.

Court Preliminarily Approves Settlement Reached in Premera Data Breach Lawsuit

A United States District Court Judge has preliminarily approved a settlement in the Premera data breach lawsuit, which arose after Premera was the target of an external criminal-cyberattack that began in May 2014 and resulted in the cyberattackers having access to personal information stored on Premera’s computer network system.

Oregon Super Lawyers 2019 Recognizes Stoll Berne Lawyers

Eleven individual Stoll Berne attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine in their 2019 Oregon Super Lawyers edition. 

Eleven Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in the 2019 Edition of Benchmark Litigation

Eleven Stoll Berne attorneys were recently selected to be included in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation, a definitive source for America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Our award recipients include:

Fifteen Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

Stoll Berne is excited to announce that fifteen of our attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2019 as well as two Shareholders named as Portland, Oregon’s Lawyers of the Year.

Oregon Super Lawyers 2018 Recognizes Stoll Berne Lawyers

Thirteen individual Stoll Berne attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine in their 2018 Oregon Super Lawyers edition.

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Awards

Benchmark Litigation
State Litigation Star, 2015-2020

Martindale Hubbell
AV* Rated

Oregon Super Lawyers
2006-2009; 2014-2019

The Best Lawyers in America®
2014-2020
Lawyer of the Year, Portland: Litigation – Antitrust, 2020

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