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Chris Hermann received his J.D. from Oregon Law in 1981. While in school, he served as a managing editor of the Oregon Law Review. Hermann is a partner in the Portland office of Stoel Rives LLP. He also is the founding chair of the Stoel Rives Winery and Vineyard Management group. Hermann has worked with Northwest wineries and vineyards for many years. He has particular experience with transactions involving the purchase and sale of wineries and vineyards, formation of LLCs to own and operate wineries and vineyards, preparing and prosecuting trademark applications and bottling and distribution agreements. Hermann is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Oregon Winegrowers Association, Washington Winegrowers Association, the Wine Institute, and the Association Internationale des Juristes du Droit de la Vigne et du Vin.