Professional Profile

Caleb J. Norris

Associate Attorney

Caleb Norris joined Hobbs Straus as an associate in April of 2022.

Caleb advises clients on a number of issues, with a particular focus on tribal self-determination and self-governance. His works involves a range of topics including Section 105(l) leasing under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA), contract support costs, tribal housing, tribal healthcare, cultural repatriation, and transactional work related to employment and services.

Prior to joining Hobbs Straus in the Portland Office, Caleb was a corporate intellectual property attorney in Chicago.

Caleb is a 2020 graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law. During law school, he interned at the Tribal Law and Policy Institute and clerked at the Native American Rights Fund, where he worked on the Native American Voting Rights Project. He was also the co-director of Oregon’s NALSA chapter and the treasurer of Oregon’s environmental law society (“Land, Air, Water”).

In his free time, he enjoys endurance cycling, reading travel memoirs (and travelling himself), and following his beloved Chicago Cubs.


University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 2020
Indiana University, B.A., 2017

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Professional Organizations

2023 Chair of the Executive Committee for Oregon State Bar Indian Law Section