Heidi W. Mason


Biography

Heidi Mason represents public and private organizations in employment and labor law matters at Innova Legal Advisors PC.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Mason worked as a human resources professional for mid-sized and large corporations. She has hands-on experience in recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, occupational safety, leaves of absence, payroll, and ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and collective bargaining agreements. Ms. Mason earned her bachelor's degrees in human resource management and general management from Portland State University and her J.D., cum laude, from Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School of Law. She is also PHR and SHRM-CP certified. 

Awards / Service

Portland Human Resource Management Association, Board Member and Co-Director of the Workforce Readiness Committee, 2016-2018

Society for Human Resource Management, SHRM-CP Certified since 2014

Multnomah Bar Association, YLS CLE Committee, 2012-2014

OGALLA: The LGBT Bar Association, Membership Secretary 2013-2014, Vice-Chair 2012-2013

HR Certification Institute, PHR Certified since 2009

Education / Professional

B.A., Portland State University, Human Resources Management, General Management

J.D., cum laude, Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School of Law

Admitted to practice in all Oregon Courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

Member, Oregon State Bar Association

Member, Multnomah Bar Association

Speaking / Writing

Heidi has been a writer, presenter, and panelist on many employment law topics such as employment at-will, hiring, record-keeping, performance management, Affordable Care Act compliance, background checks and drug screening, Oregon Sick Time, leaves of absence, and social media.

Innova Legal Advisors

Our attorneys provide strategic advice, counseling, and representation in litigation to individuals, public entities, and private for-profit and non-profit corporations.

Our practice areas include:

  • Business and corporate formations, acquisitions, mergers, and contracts
  • Employment and labor law
  • Governance work with owners, boards of directors, shareholders, partners, and executive staff
  • Government / Municipal law
  • Health care, Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act
  • Real estate sales, purchases, and leases

Oregon Human Resources Manual