Roland Lau

associate | portland | LICENSED IN Oregon

“By finding creative new approaches to legal work, I’m able to produce thoughtful, well-developed arguments.”

Balancing creativity and legal knowledge

Roland Lau brings several years of relevant experience to his role at Davis Rothwell. He values the variety of cases brought to the firm, as well as the varying involvement he has had with different elements of each case. It is this challenging work, along with his passion for collaboration and defense focus, that drew him to Davis Rothwell.

Before joining the firm, Roland worked as a legal extern at the Port of Portland’s Office of Legal Counsel – performing research work on various issues affecting the Port. He also worked as a Certified Law Student at the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office, reviewing case files regarding prison alternatives and meeting with victims regarding restitution. In 2013 he interned for the Honorable Martha Lee Walters of the Oregon Supreme Court, analyzing petitions for review and researching complex legal issues.

In his free time, Roland enjoys action sports, exercise, and working on cars.


  • Lewis & Clark Law School – J.D., cum laude, 2015
  • Washington State University – B.A., 2012

Bar / Court Admissions

  • Oregon State Bar, 2015

Organizational Memberships

  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel