Frederick (“Fritz”) Batson is a respected business litigator with 30 years of experience. He is listed in several categories in Best Lawyers in America, including commercial litigation and construction litigation. His practice includes representing clients on a variety of business disputes. He particularly enjoys the challenge of representing both businesses and individuals in difficult and complex cases of all types.
Fritz is often involved in construction litigation cases. He has represented owners (both commercial and residential), general contractors, suppliers, design professionals and subcontractors. He has also long represented and assisted Oregon-based forest products companies and landowners in various private and public disputes. He has represented property owners in land use litigation. His general litigation practice includes representing businesses and individuals in disputes involving contracts, dealership arrangements, and the distribution of various products. He has represented individuals and businesses in trademark, copyright and trade secret cases.
Fritz attended Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon and has lived in Eugene for over 30 years. He enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, including diving in the warm waters of the Oregon and Washington coast, leading a volunteer dive crew at the Oregon Coast Aquarium that dives with the seven gill sharks at the aquarium, running and occasionally hiking and skiing.
Fritz received a B.S. degree in political science, cum laude, and a B.S degree in economics, cum laude, from Northern Arizona University. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Lewis & Clark Law School in 1982. He is admitted to practice law in Oregon, the U. S. District Court, District of Oregon, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Education & Professional Honors & Activities
Cornelius Honor Society, Lewis & Clark Law School
Lane County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Executive Committee of the Construction Law Section of the Oregon State Bar
Past chair of the Construction Law Section of the Oregon State Bar