Jason H. Barker is a Portland business attorney who practices in the areas of alcohol beverage regulation, corporate law and securities.

Mr. Barker represents domestic and international clients, including breweries, distilleries, wineries, distributors, importers and retailers in all three tiers of the alcohol beverage industry. These clients range in size from large, national suppliers and wholesalers of beer, wine and distilled spirits to purveyors of local artisanal products, including craft beer and distilled spirits. He counsels these clients on regulatory and licensing matters, advertising and promotional law, nationwide pricing strategies, marketing programs, advertising campaigns, importation matters, trade practices and inter-tier relations. Mr. Barker's advertising and trade practices experience includes advice to clients regarding the use of digital marketing and promotional strategies. He also draws upon his general corporate and transactional background to advise alcohol beverage clients regarding contractual and general business matters.

In addition, Mr. Barker regularly advises businesses ranging in size from small startup and emerging growth companies to public companies with respect to various corporate and securities matters, including the negotiation and drafting of a wide range of commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and public offerings, corporate governance and corporate planning for closely held businesses.

Mr. Barker is a visiting professor at the University of Miami School of Law and will be instructing the Modern Alcohol Beverage Law course in the Spring of 2017.


  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Virginia, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
  • Oregon
  • National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA)
  • National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA)
  • Oregon Brewers Guild
  • Oregon State Bar, Securities Regulation Section, Executive Committee, Past Chair
Honors & Awards
  • Holland & Knight Public and Charitable Service All-Star Award, 2017
Spoken Languages
  • English
  • Spanish


Speaking Engagements