Practice Areas

Fetherston Edmonds, LLP is a Salem-based law firm practicing throughout Oregon and Washington State. The firm specializes in all aspects of business and corporate law, litigation, food law, and government and administrative law. We also serve clients needing estate planning and estate/probate litigation. Our representative clients include small, mid, and large sized businesses – both local and national in scope. With a history dating back over half a century, our clients trust us to provide them with sound, professional legal advice and effective advocacy from the boardroom to the courtroom.

Following is a glimpse of our major areas of practice. Click on individual topics for more details:

Business Law

Assisting clients in business entity formation, and representing them in all types of business services, including: contracts, real estate transactions and real property development, construction, health care and employment matters, and estate planning for businesses and business owners.


Handling trials and appeals in cases involving construction defects, estate and probate matters, employment law (for example, wage and hour questions, or discrimination claims), and professional malpractice. Respected for work in the area of litigating special business and commercial issues, such as breach of contract and business torts.

Food Law

Counseling significant producers, manufacturers and distributors of food products.

Government / Administrative Law

Representing clients before administrative agencies and licensing boards, engaging in legislative advocacy and monitoring, and litigating matters in administrative hearings. We also have considerable experience advising public bodies and agencies in their own legal needs.

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