Sarah Stauffer Curtiss named Partner at Stoel Rives
Thursday, January 14, 2016 01:58 PM

Sarah Stauffer Curtiss named Partner at Stoel Rives

On January 12, 2016, OCAPA member Stoel Rives LLP announced that Sarah Stauffer Curtiss became a partner at their firm.

According to the news release, Sarah helps clients comply with environmental and land use laws, navigate complex permitting processes and develop compliance solutions that enhance business opportunities. Her federal expertise covers a myriad of environmental laws, with a focus on protected species. On local land use matters, she has extensive experience advising clients on local code provisions and processes and securing permits from local governments for industrial, commercial, residential and mixed-use developments.
Sarah is a graduate of Lewis & Clark College Law School (J.D., 2007), the University of Chicago (M.A., 2001) and Pacific Lutheran University (B.A., 2000).

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Listed among Rising Stars (Land Use/Zoning), Oregon, Super Lawyers®, 2013-2015
  • Member, Executive Committee and Land Use Legislative Sub-Committee, Real Estate and Land Use Section, Oregon State Bar  
  • Member, Stoel Rives Firm-wide and Portland Coaching and Mentoring Committee
  • Member, Real Estate and Land Use, and Environmental and Natural Resources Sections, Oregon State Bar
  • Member, Oregon Women Lawyers


  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit