Gracey is an associate in Tonkon Torp’s Litigation Department. She graduated magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2021, where she was the Executive Editor of the Lewis & Clark Law Review and an alumni board representative for the Student Bar Association. Gracey received the Minta Hicks Newell Memorial Scholarship for Business Students and the Lewis & Clark Bankruptcy Award. While a law student, Gracey worked as a summer associate at Tonkon Torp. She also completed a judicial externship for the Honorable Lynn R. Nakamoto at the Oregon Supreme Court, and worked as a Research Assistant for former Lewis & Clark Law School Dean Robert Klonoff on both academic scholarship and appellate litigation at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Gracey completed Post-Baccalaureate Studies at Portland State University in 2004 and is a 2001 graduate of Yale. Before she earned her law degree, Gracey worked for eight years as an employment law paralegal in the Portland area, and has produced several documentary films.
Product Liability Defense
Defended a national wearable device manufacturer against claims that one of its products was dangerously defective. Following an arbitration, we received a complete defense victory.
Represented a pro bono client, through the Roseburg Legal Aid clinic, in collecting several months of past-due spousal support, critical to client’s ability to continue living independently in her rural community. Succeeded by garnishment and then at oral argument in Deschutes County Court to recover the remainder of the past due amount plus client’s fees.
Community Involvement & Activities
Multnomah Bar Association
Tonkon Torp has launched a new practice group, Shareholder Disputes & Governance.
Gracey joined Tonkon Torp Business Department in the Fall of 2021. We recently sat down and spoke with Alexandria to learn more about her life and her journey in becoming an attorney. You can read our Q&A below.
Tonkon Torp LLP welcomes associate Gracey Nagle to the firm’s Litigation Department, where she will focus on business disputes.
Last month, Tonkon Torp welcomed four 2020 summer associates to its first virtual summer associate program. Yalda Bahramian, Ashley Korkeakoski-Sears, Alexandria “Alex” Wagner-Jakubiak, and Gracey Nagle will complete an eight-week program with the firm that pairs them with a mentor attorney, provides training, and introduces them to client work across multiple practice groups.