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USA 2022
Oregon Corporate/M&A
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Band 2

7 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Tonkon Torp LLP

Tonkon Torp's M&A team represent public companies, private companies, and family owned businesses in acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs and asset sales, control and proxy contests, reorganizations, sales and acquisitions of troubled companies, and joint ventures and strategic alliances.  With more than 20 attorneys in our M&A practice group, we have the bench strength, experience, and expertise to handle the most complicated and sophisticated transactions, and also to efficiently handle much smaller deals. Our M&A team combines solid and creative business skills and top-notch capabilities in due diligence, tax, intellectual property, environmental, labor and employment, employee benefits, securities, antitrust, executive compensation, and information security.

Clients appreciate that whether their deal is valued at $1 million or $1 billion, they have access to practical and experienced M&A attorneys who provide efficient, sound, solution-oriented advice at cost-effective prices. Tonkon has national and international transaction experience in many industries, including manufacturing, technology, financial services, retail and private equity.

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A - Oregon
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Tonkon Torp's deep bench of practitioners is experienced across the spectrum of corporate transactions, ranging from M&A and joint ventures to complex capital financing and securities issues. Also proficient at handling issues relating to bankruptcies and restructurings. Acts for a number of major regional and national businesses, with particular strengths in healthcare, technology, power and food and beverage sectors.

Strengths

"Tonkon Torp is able to pull from its pool of attorneys when we're entering into new areas, or during time constraints."

Work highlights

Tonkon Torp represented Portland General Electric in its first mortgage bond offering in two tranches, valued at $230 million.

Notable practitioners

Ronald Greenman has a wealth of experience in the corporate arena. He ably advises businesses on acquisitions, disposals, financing and structuring, among other mandates.

Kurt Ruttum assists clients with a variety of corporate transactions, including acquisitions and disposals. He is also well versed in advising on securities and governance laws.
"Kurt has provided us with his expertise on various corporate transactions through the years - we truly view him as a long-term partner and part of our team."

Sherrill Corbett is a well-regarded corporate lawyer with notable expertise in handling M&A and financing matters for a broad client base.

Brenda Meltebeke is an experienced business and corporate lawyer with a broad-based practice that includes securities law and matters related to M&A and corporate governance.

Thomas Palmer garners recognition for his experience handling M&A and bond-related matters. He has recently been active on deals in the utilities sector.

Jeffrey Cronn is a recognized corporate lawyer with experience assisting public companies with matters related to M&A and asset sales, as well as corporate finance and governance. He is also well equipped to advise businesses on tax matters.

Justin Denton is a well-regarded corporate lawyer with expertise in handling M&A, joint ventures and company reorganizations, acting for a broad client base.
"He is very client-oriented and is a gem."

Ranked Lawyers at
Tonkon Torp LLP

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Ronald L Greenman
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Kurt W Ruttum
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Brenda Meltebeke
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Sherrill A Corbett
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Thomas Palmer
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Jeffrey S Cronn
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Justin Denton
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Members

Provided by Tonkon Torp LLP

Adam Adkin

Claire Brown

David Forman

Drea Schmidt

James Hein

Jarell Hunt

Jeffrey Woodcox

Head of Department

Jessica Morgan

Josh Smith

Justin Denton

Leon Simson

Mark LeRoux

Michael Millender

Mick Harris

Owen Blank

Rachel Atchison

Sam DeBaltzo

Sherrill A Corbett

Head of Department

Industries

Provided by Tonkon Torp LLP

Athletic footwear and apparel

Financial services

Food & beverage

Manufacturing

Private equity

Professional services

Renewable energy

Retail

Seniors housing

Technology