15 Minutes With Columbia Sportswear's General Counsel

By Michele Gorman (May 20, 2019, 1:24 PM EDT) -- During the most recent government shutdown, Columbia Sportswear published a full-page ad in The Washington Post with the tagline "Make America's Parks Open Again."

Peter Bragdon

Currently: Executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel, Columbia Sportswear Co.

Previously: Chief of staff, Oregon governor's office

Law school: Yale Law School and Stanford Law School "It was really just a statement about protecting the national parks and how there shouldn't be a shutdown that locks the workers out, etc.," Peter Bragdon, general counsel at the outerwear company, told Law360 in a recent interview. "That's not a legal issue; it wasn't a planned marketing thing...

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