Jackson Lewis

Tonkon Torp LLP
1600 Pioneer Tower
888 SW Fifth Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97204

PHONE: 503.802.2130
EMAIL: jackson.lewis@tonkon.com
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As the head of the firm's Estate Planning practice group, Jackson advises high-net worth clients on estate planning, estate administration and probate litigation. His practice includes counseling closely-held businesses on estate and succession planning. 

Nonprofit organizations are a major focus of Jackson's practice. He has significant experience advising private foundations and public charities. He also helps charitably inclined individuals accomplish their goals.

Commercial litigation is also part of Jackson’s background. He negotiates and litigates tax cases, will contests and claims against estates. Jackson seeks to prevent the escalation of contentious and costly conflicts and places a strong emphasis on anticipating estate and tax planning issues that can arise for clients. 

Jackson frequently addresses nonprofit associations and wealth planning professional groups on developments in estate planning. He was recognized by the Oregon State Bar New Lawyers Division for his pro bono service commitment. Prior to attending law school, Jackson worked in the film and publishing industries and maintains a special interest in advising the creative professions.

As the head of the firm's Estate Planning practice group, Jackson advises high-net worth clients on estate planning, estate administration and probate litigation. His practice includes counseling closely-held businesses on estate and succession planning. 

Nonprofit organizations are a major focus of Jackson's practice. He has significant experience advising private foundations and public charities. He also helps charitably inclined individuals accomplish their goals.

Commercial litigation is also part of Jackson’s background. He negotiates and litigates tax cases, will contests and claims against estates. Jackson seeks to prevent the escalation of contentious and costly conflicts and places a strong emphasis on anticipating estate and tax planning issues that can arise for clients. 

Jackson frequently addresses nonprofit associations and wealth planning professional groups on developments in estate planning. He was recognized by the Oregon State Bar New Lawyers Division for his pro bono service commitment. Prior to attending law school, Jackson worked in the film and publishing industries and maintains a special interest in advising the creative professions.

Terwilliger Plaza Foundation
Board of Directors

Oregon Historical Society
Board of Trustees
Chair of the Education and Programs Committee

Business for Culture and the Arts
Art of Leadership Program 2007

Jackson is an affable, buttoned-down estate planning attorney. But once a week he assumes the persona of a loutish, half-Orc fighter in a rousing game of Dungeons & Dragons with a group of Portland lawyers. An avid D&D player as a teen, Jackson rediscovered it when he hosted a parents’ game as a fundraiser for his kids’ school and got a large turnout. The self-avowed “avid indoorsman” comments on how he has matured in his approach to the game. “Before, it was all about looting dungeons and killing monsters. As an adult, it’s really…well, it’s all about looting dungeons and killing monsters.”