Renée Rothauge is an experienced trial lawyer specializing in complex business litigation and intellectual property disputes. In her more than 20 years of practice, Renée has developed a strong track record of success in the resolution or litigation of more than 200 complex business, technology and intellectual property cases. She is often retained by other attorneys to assist with cases which are extremely complex or hold a high degree of business risk. Renée is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) which comprises the top one percent of the trial bar in the United States and Canada. Chambers USA selected Renée as one of the top commercial litigators in Oregon. She has successfully defended and sued global and Fortune 500 companies in complex commercial and intellectual property disputes. In 2014, Renée and fellow Markowitz Herbold Shareholder Lisa Kaner founded the Rothauge & Kaner Women’s Trial Academy. Sponsored by Oregon Women Lawyers, the Academy is the first of its kind in Oregon to focus on building trial skills for women litigators. In July 2015 the Women’s Trial Academy received the Outstanding Member Program Award from the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations (NCWBA) at the organization’s national meeting in Chicago.