As a business attorney, Peter advises clients on corporate formation and governance, contracts, employment, and tax issues.


Practice Areas

  • Business Practices and Formation

  • Corporate Growth and Governance

  • Contract Disputes

  • Tax

  • Employment Law

  • Immigration

Peter is experienced with guiding businesses through the corporate formation and corporate growth process, including advising businesses regarding strategic business planning, employment, and tax issues.

Most recently, while working at a software company, Peter helped business clients, with both domestic and international operations, determine and resolve business tax issues, and remain compliant with changing tax laws. Peter has experience working in-house and at large and small law firms and businesses. Peter relies on his diverse background and experience to help provide well-rounded representation to his clients.

Outside of regular business hours, Peter spends his time hiking, running, brewing beer, and taking advantage of the great Portland food scene.

  • 2016 Lewis & Clark Small Business Legal Clinic Pro Bono Champion
  • 2014 Lewis & Clark Small Business Legal Clinic Pro Bono Champion
  • Board Member, Multnomah Bar Association Young Lawyers Section (YLS) (2019 – Present)
  • Advisory Board, Lewis & Clark Small Business Legal Clinic (2018 – Present)
  • Board Member, Portland Fruit Tree Project (2018 – Present)
  • Board Member, p:ear (2017 – 2019)
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association (2013 – Present)
  • Chair, Multnomah Bar Association Young Lawyers Section (YLS): Service to the Public Committee (2018-2019)
  • Member, Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association (2010 – Present)
  • Panelist, “Panel on Shared Ownership” put on by the Business Outreach Program, Lewis and Clark Small Business Legal Clinic, and Portland Mercado (February 2019)
  • Martin Rhodes, Allison, Hillman, Robert W. & Tran, Peter (2014), “Law Firms’ Entity Choices Reflect Appeal of Newer Business Forms,” Business Entities, Jul./Aug. 2014.
  • Oregon State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
  • Lewis & Clark Law School – J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • University of Washington – B.A. Political Science and Sociology, 2009