Leon Simson

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

PHONE: 503.802.2067
EMAIL: leon.simson@tonkon.com
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A member of the firm's Corporate Finance Practice Group and the Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Leon is an experienced corporate and business restructuring attorney. He represents corporate clients in a wide range of business matters, including finance, license agreements, customer and supplier issues, equipment purchasing and financing, acquisitions and divestitures and shareholder and director issues. 

Leon has represented the purchasers in several transactions in which businesses were purchased from various debtors. The purchased businesses included four steel foundries, an electric power plant, a pulp mill, an RV manufacturer, a cab company, and two printing companies. 

His extensive experience also includes advising clients in complex, court-supervised bankruptcy cases as well as out-of-court restructurings and workouts. 

From 1975-76 he served as a law clerk to the Oregon Supreme Court. Leon has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1987.



    

A member of the firm's Corporate Finance Practice Group and the Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Leon is an experienced corporate and business restructuring attorney. He represents corporate clients in a wide range of business matters, including finance, license agreements, customer and supplier issues, equipment purchasing and financing, acquisitions and divestitures and shareholder and director issues. 

Leon has represented the purchasers in several transactions in which businesses were purchased from various debtors. The purchased businesses included four steel foundries, an electric power plant, a pulp mill, an RV manufacturer, a cab company, and two printing companies. 

His extensive experience also includes advising clients in complex, court-supervised bankruptcy cases as well as out-of-court restructurings and workouts. 

From 1975-76 he served as a law clerk to the Oregon Supreme Court. Leon has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1987.



    

"Clean Diesel Outlook Optimistic Despite WHO Classification of Diesel Exhaust," Daily Journal of Commerce, July 2012

 

"Oregon Watches California's RPS Saga with Great Interest," Daily Journal of Commerce, May 2011