Nancy Werner, Of Counsel, focuses on communications law, right of way management and utility franchises. Nancy represents a number of cities, counties and cable commissions in franchise administration and enforcement matters, including franchise renewals and transfers.  Nancy assists many jurisdictions in franchise negotiations with communications companies as well as gas and electric utilities.  Nancy has also represented jurisdictions in cable and telecommunications litigation.  Nancy has given presentations on telecommunications law issues for the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, Oregon State Bar and Oregon City Attorneys Association.

Prior to joining the firm, Nancy worked on telecommunications and right-of-way issues for the City of Tigard and was a litigator at several large law firms, representing clients on a wide range of issues in state and federal court. In 2012, Nancy relocated to the Chicago area with her family. Although physically located in Illinois, Nancy continues her employment with BEH and her provision of outstanding legal services for BEH clients by telecommuting.

In her spare time, Nancy enjoys reading, fly fishing and hoping maybe this will be the year for the Chicago Cubs.

Oregon State Bar, 2004

Illinois Bar, 2002

California State Bar, 1999

University of Southern California Law School, J.D. (1999), Member USC Law Review

Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, B.A. (1996), Summa Cum Laude

Oregon City Attorneys Association, 2008-present

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, 2008-present

Oregon Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, 2008-present