Mr. Watson is a shareholder with Cummins, Goodman, Denley & Vickers P.C.  As a shareholder and litigator, Mr. Watson focuses on workers’ compensation, employment law and other administrative law defense.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Watson served as a Certified Law Clerk at the Oregon Department of Justice, as well as a Research Assistant for Professor Mandiberg at Lewis & Clark Law School.

When Mr. Watson is not practicing law, he can be found running, golfing, mountain biking, camping or skiing.

I became an attorney because I enjoy intellectual challenges.

Two aspects I enjoy most about being an attorney are the art of persuasion and the challenges of problem solving.

Douglas E. Watson


Lewis & Clark Law School
Portland, Oregon
Juris Doctorate, cum laude

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude

Professional Honors/Awards

Sheldon P. Peterfreund Prize

Professional Activities

  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Yamhill County Bar Association
  • National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network