James K. Hein

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

PHONE: 503.802.2129
EMAIL: james.hein@tonkon.com
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James's business and corporate law practice involves counseling clients through all stages of growth, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses. His experience includes entity formation and structure, corporate finance, commercial law, securities, and contracts.
 
Many of James's clients are family-owned and other closely held businesses. They span a variety of industries, including distribution, retail, manufacturing, and services.
 
Having begun his career as a trial lawyer, James has resolved hundreds of business disputes, representing clients in trials, arbitration proceedings, and settlement negotiations. This litigation background gives James a unique perspective when advising his business clients. James's clients value his ability to identify practical solutions to complicated problems.
 
James regularly represents pro bono clients from the Southeast Legal Clinic. He also helped form the Portland chapter of Minds Matter, a national nonprofit dedicated to educating, mentoring, and securing college acceptances for highly motivated high school students with limited financial means. In 2003, he was an extern for The Honorable R. William Riggs, Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court.
 
A native Oregonian, James is an avid bike commuter. He enjoys going to Duck games, camping, hiking, and being outdoors, and he was married in Yosemite National Park.
James's business and corporate law practice involves counseling clients through all stages of growth, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses. His experience includes entity formation and structure, corporate finance, commercial law, securities, and contracts.
 
Many of James's clients are family-owned and other closely held businesses. They span a variety of industries, including distribution, retail, manufacturing, and services.
 
Having begun his career as a trial lawyer, James has resolved hundreds of business disputes, representing clients in trials, arbitration proceedings, and settlement negotiations. This litigation background gives James a unique perspective when advising his business clients. James's clients value his ability to identify practical solutions to complicated problems.
 
James regularly represents pro bono clients from the Southeast Legal Clinic. He also helped form the Portland chapter of Minds Matter, a national nonprofit dedicated to educating, mentoring, and securing college acceptances for highly motivated high school students with limited financial means. In 2003, he was an extern for The Honorable R. William Riggs, Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court.
 
A native Oregonian, James is an avid bike commuter. He enjoys going to Duck games, camping, hiking, and being outdoors, and he was married in Yosemite National Park.

"The 'Sound Science' Amendment to the Endangered Species Act: Why It Fails to Resolve the Klamath Basin Conflict," 32 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 207 (2005)

 

"Ambush—Waiver of Privilege at Trial," OADC Journal, Fall 2007 (with Jon Stride)

Southeast Legal Clinic
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Minds Matter of Portland
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Portland Business Alliance
Leadership Portland Class of 2012