Tyler J. Volm JD '08

Tyler J. Volm JD ’08


Tyler Volm JD ’08 has joined Sussman Shank as special counsel in the firm’s business department. Volm advises clients on a wide range of business matters, including entity formation, asset transfers, real estate, financing, tax, succession planning, labor and employment, and civil litigation. He works with clients to ensure compliance with changes in the law, seeking proactive solutions to minimize the risk of litigation while vigorously advocating for clients in state and federal court when necessary. As a native of Portland, Volm has a well-rounded understanding of the local and regional economies, helping him tailor solutions to companies of all sizes and industries. For over 10 years, he has been blending his business practice with employment law, granting the unique experience to offer creative solutions from the board room to the courtroom. Volm is admitted to practice law in Oregon and Washington.


Was appointed president of the Multnomah Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. Volm is an associate at Barran Liebman LLP, where his practice focuses on employment litigation and advice. He works with business owners and in-house counsel to ensure compliance with changes in the law, and defends employers in litigation.


Was named to the ambassador board of Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest (BBBSCN), allowing him to contribute to fundraising and community outreach efforts for the organization. Volm, with Barran Liebman, has volunteered with BBBSCN for five years as a big brother and continues his mentoring work.


Was elected secretary of the Multnomah Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Section. Volm practices in the areas of employment litigation, labor law, and compliance at Barran Liebman.


Joined Barran Liebman as an associate. Volm represents employers and management in employment law litigation and provides advice on a full range of employment law matters. He is a director on the board of the Multnomah Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section, a volunteer attorney with the Lewis & Clark Small Business Legal Clinic, and a member of the law school’s Recent Graduate Council.