Andrew Schpak

Andrew M. Schpak

Oregon State Chair

Outstanding State Chair Award

2023 Recipient

Andrew Schpak is the Co-Managing Partner at Barran Liebman LLP, a 25-attorney management-side employment, labor, and employee benefits law firm. There, he has been exclusively representing management in employment litigation and providing advice in employment matters for over eighteen years. He works with prominent Oregon companies, government entities, and non-profits, navigating complex employment laws and crafting strategies and solutions for their success.

As a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and Chair of the Oregon Chapter of the Fellows, Andrew is dedicated to the Foundation and its work. He previously served as the ABA YLD Liaison to the ABF Board for a five year term and chaired the Board’s Institutional Relations Committee.

Andrew represents District 19 (Oregon, South Carolina, and Iowa) on the ABA Board of Governors and is serving his second consecutive term as Chair of the Board’s Finance Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee. He previously served as President of the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) and led both the ABA Young Lawyers Division (YLD) and the MBA Young Lawyers Section. He serves as Treasurer of the Campaign for Equal Justice Board of Directors and as Chair of its Finance Committee and Co-Chair of the Large Firm Partners Committee. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Board and as a member of the Executive, Governance, and Development Committees of Transition Projects, Inc., which provides an outlet for him to fulfill his passion for helping people transition from homelessness to housing.

Andrew graduated from Reed College and received his J.D. from Cornell Law School. He is admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington state and federal courts and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Human Resources Certification Institute and as a Senior Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resources Management.