Learon Bird, JD, CFA

Learon Bird, JD, CFA

Managing Consultant

Learon Bird is a Managing Consultant at Bates Group, primarily supporting Bates Group's Securities Litigation Practice. Prior to joining Bates Group, Mr. Bird handled litigation matters involving finance, mergers & acquisitions, corporate formation, bankruptcy and employment.  He applies his legal experience in support of our practice leaders and experts to perform analytical reviews, handle narrow research issues and draft reports in support of our client’s litigation needs.

Mr. Bird earned his JD at the University of Pennsylvania in 2009 with a Certificate in Business and Public Policy.  Prior to joining Bates, Mr. Bird was an Associate Attorney at the firms of Stoel Rives LLP, Fox Rothschild LLP, and Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell.


Learon Bird, JD, CFA

A Consultant and subject matter expert in these services:



Bates Group, Lake Oswego, OR, Consultant, October 2018 - Present

Stoel Rives LLP, Portland, OR, Associate, March 2018 - August 2018

Fox Rothschild LLP, Wilmington, DE, Associate, 2011 - 2018

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE, Associate, 2009 - 2010


University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA, Juris Doctorate, 2009                               

University of Washington – Seattle, WA, Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, 2006


CFA Chartered Financial Analyst

Member of the Oregon State Bar (inactive)

Member of the Delaware State Bar (inactive)