Megan L. Oshiro

Associate (she/her/hers)

Diligent Business Lawyer

Megan has been exposed to the world of business law from a variety of different angles. While in law school, Megan interned at Willamette's Business Law Clinic, where she helped small businesses with their legal needs and externed with the Adidas in-house counsel in Portland. She also worked at the Oregon Department of Justice in the Financial Fraud and Consumer Protection Section, where she learned about compliance with laws and regulations from a regulator’s perspective. 

Megan brings her business law skills, in addition to her great work ethic and listening skills, to her practice at Farleigh Wada Witt.  Megan supports the firm’s business, estate planning, financial services and real estate practices with research, analysis and preparation of entity documents, contracts and other necessary compliance documents.

Prior to joining Farleigh Wada Witt, Megan was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Stephen K. Bushong at the Multnomah County Circuit Court. While clerking, Megan gained valuable insight into the judicial system and served members of the public by helping them understand the rules and procedures of the court. 

Originally from Oahu, Hawaii, Megan moved to Oregon to attend Willamette University first as an undergraduate and then as a law student. During law school, she served as the notes and comments editor of the Willamette Law Review, the business editor of the Social Justice and Equity Law Journal, a writer for Willamette Law Online's US Supreme Court subscription, and a student assistant for a Legal Research and Writing course. In addition, Megan served as president of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. Megan continues to enjoy being involved in the Oregon legal community, as the treasurer of the Oregon State Bar Diversity Section, as Secretary of the Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association, as a board member of the NAIOP Developing Leaders Board for commercial real estate professionals, and as a member of the Oregon State Bar Client Security Fund committee.

Played the viola | Has a black belt in karate | Backpacked around Europe for three weeks

Representative Matters

Corporate and General Business
  • Entity formation and re-organization
  • Commercial transactions
  • Business transition and succession
  • Commercial finance
  • Tax and regulatory compliance
Financial Services
  • Vendor management and contract negotiation
  • Consumer and commercial lending
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Trusts, estates, fiduciary matters
Real Estate
  • Purchase and sale transactions
  • Lease transactions
  • Loan documentation
  • Due diligence
Estate Planning
  • Estate & Tax Planning
  • Business Succession & Transition Planning


Willamette University College of Law (J.D., cum laude 2018)
Willamette University (B.A., Rhetoric and Media Studies Major, Psychology Minor, magna cum laude 2015)
University of Roehampton, London, England, Study Abroad Student 


Oregon State Bar
Hawaii State Bar


Multnomah Bar Association
Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Oregon State Bar
     Business Law Section
     Diversity Law Section, Treasurer
     Estate Planning & Administration Law Section
     Real Estate & Land Use Section
     Client Security Fund Committee
NAIOP Developing Leaders Board

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Estate Planning and Administration Alert: Gift Planning in 2022


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