Carl Rodrigues

Carl Rodrigues

Retired | Portland

Licensed in Oregon & Washington

Experience and Judgment

Carl Rodrigues has defended civil litigation for more than 35 years, before joining Davis Rothwell. His experience spans most of the firm’s practice areas. Philosophically, Carl prepares every case for trial, at the same time being mindful of the prospects for reasonable, negotiated solutions. Many of his clients have maintained an ongoing relationship for decades.

In his spare time Carl enjoys travel, good food and wine, live music, golf, and tennis.

Civic Involvement

  • Ten years with the Senior Law Project


  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense verdict in United States District court on behalf of commercial client in alleged $2 million skull fracture/brain damage case
  • Directed verdict in Admiralty case involving shattered arm
  • Defense verdict in construction defect/CPA claim in Washington State
  • Defense verdict in Employers Liability Act cases with serious injuries in Lane and Deschutes Counties
  • State Farm award for outstanding trial results

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity." -- Seneca, Roman dramatist, philosopher, and politician (5 BC - 65 AD)”Carl Rodrigues


200 SW Market Street, Suite 1800
Portland, Oregon 97201-5745

(503) 222-4422


701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 5500
Seattle, Washington 98104-7096

(206) 622-2295