Mike has more than a decade of experience representing agricultural businesses, utilities and landowners across Oregon and Washington. He has a record of success in business transactions, regulatory proceedings, and appellate advocacy.
Mike’s work combines practical business knowledge with specialized regulatory expertise. Mike grew up with farming and forestry in the Willamette Valley, and he draws from his personal experience to help natural resource businesses solve problems and plan for the future.
Mike is experienced with a range of government process, including legislative and policy matters, as well as permitting and appeals. Before founding Gelardi Law in 2019, Mike spent eight years with a nationally recognized food and beverage law team in Portland and two years with a respected local business law firm in Eugene.
While in law school, Mike worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a federal judge, and was an editor of the Washington Law Review.
P.O. Box 8529
Coburg, OR 97408