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Alice Cuprill-Comas

Lewis & Clark Law School, JD 1995

University of Texas, BA 1992

Alice Cuprill-Comas emigrated to the United States from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico at the age of10. She graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin, with a degree in Government in 1992 and obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern School of Law of
Lewis & Clark College in 1995. At Lewis and Clark, Alice served on the Environmental Law Review and was a member of the Cornelius Honor Society.


Following graduation, Alice practiced business law, focusing on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions at Tonkon, Torp, Galen, Marmaduke and Booth in Portland, Oregon from 1995 to 1998, at Vinson and Elkins, LLP in Austin Texas from 1998 to 2000 and at Ater Wynne LLP from 2001 to 2006.  She served as General Counsel for Prometheus Energy Company, an alternative energy company located in Seattle, Washington from 2006 to 2008, through its public offering on the LondonStock Exchange. Following the public offering, Alice returned to Ater Wynne, and was a partner at the firm until 2012, when she joined the legal department at Oregon Health and Science University (“OHSU”), Oregon’s only academic health center. Alice has served as Executive
Vice President and General Counsel of OHSU since 2018. She is responsible for leading the Office of the General Counsel and its team of attorneys, staff, and outside counsel retained to
represent the University in each of its healthcare, education and research missions. 

In 2015 Governor Brown appointed Alice to the Port of Portland Board of Commissioners. She was named Chair of the Commission by Governor Brown in 2018 and was reappointed to both positions in 2019. Since July 2019, Alice has served as a Trustee of the Meyer Memorial Trust. The Meyer Memorial Trust works with and invests in organizations, communities, ideas and efforts that contribute to a flourishing and equitable Oregon.

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