Larry Hunt was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He received his bachelor's degree with honors from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and his law degree from the University of Oregon. He has practiced law in Portland since 1975 when he began working with Millard Becker who is now retired. Mr. Hunt has contributed to the annual survey on Sales published in The Business Law Journal, and has lectured on the negotiation and drafting of contracts and on legal issues concerning the formation, management, and dissolution of limited liability companies. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Oregon and Washington, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Tax Court. Reported cases in which he acted as attorney include Carnahan v. Carnahan, 246 F.3d 673 (9th Cir. 2000); BLD Products v. Technical Plastics of Oregon, 2006 WL 3628062 (D. OR); Johnson v. Becker, 137 Or. App. 258, 903 P.2d 901 (1995); and Ireland v. Flanagan, 51 Or. App. 837, 627 P.2d 496 (1981).
During his thirty five years of practice Mr. Hunt has successfully tried cases involving a broad range of issues including corporate shareholder agreements, partnership dissolutions, breach of contract, fraud, personal injury, employment claims, civil rights, trust administration, real property, divorce and custody, and criminal law, in addition to both commercial and residential landlord tenant disputes. He has frequently participated in the negotiation and closing of business acquisitions and sales; and the negotiation and drafting of various contracts including shareholder and partnership agreements, employment agreements, commercial and residential leases, real property purchases and sales, prenuptial agreements, and settlement agreements both before and during litigation.