Thomas P. Palmer

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

PHONE: 503.802.2018
EMAIL: thomas.palmer@tonkon.com
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Tom serves as Chair of the firm's Corporate Finance Practice Group. His practice emphasizes securities and general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements. General corporate counseling—including representation of special committees of directors, corporate governance issues, and SEC reporting and disclosure matters—is an important part of his practice.

Tom's recent transactions include:
 
  • Representation of placement agent in $14.5 million PIPE transaction by CytoDyn Inc.
  • Representation of Key Technology, Inc. in its acquisition of Visys N.V. for $23 million
  • Representation of NIKE, Inc. in the sale of Nike Bauer Hockey, Inc. for $200 million
  • Representation of NIKE, Inc. in the sale of Official Starter LLC for $60 million
  • Representation of an Oregon coordinated care organization in a private placement of units
  • Representation of placement agent in a $3.0 million early stage priced private placement of common stock by BioDirection, Inc.
  • Representation of the underwriters in the initial public offering by Methes Energies International, Ltd.
  • Representation of TASER International, Inc. in its initial public offering


From 1979 through 1987, Tom was an associate in the New York office of Shearman & Sterling. He is a frequent speaker on securities law.

     Palmer, Thomas   
                         
      
 

Tom serves as Chair of the firm's Corporate Finance Practice Group. His practice emphasizes securities and general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements. General corporate counseling—including representation of special committees of directors, corporate governance issues, and SEC reporting and disclosure matters—is an important part of his practice.

Tom's recent transactions include:
 
  • Representation of placement agent in $14.5 million PIPE transaction by CytoDyn Inc.
  • Representation of Key Technology, Inc. in its acquisition of Visys N.V. for $23 million
  • Representation of NIKE, Inc. in the sale of Nike Bauer Hockey, Inc. for $200 million
  • Representation of NIKE, Inc. in the sale of Official Starter LLC for $60 million
  • Representation of an Oregon coordinated care organization in a private placement of units
  • Representation of placement agent in a $3.0 million early stage priced private placement of common stock by BioDirection, Inc.
  • Representation of the underwriters in the initial public offering by Methes Energies International, Ltd.
  • Representation of TASER International, Inc. in its initial public offering


From 1979 through 1987, Tom was an associate in the New York office of Shearman & Sterling. He is a frequent speaker on securities law.

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National Association of Corporate Directors
Member

The Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals
Member

Technology Association of Oregon
Member

Association for Corporate Growth - Portland
Board of Directors - past member

Business for Culture & the Arts
Board of Directors - member
Governance Committee - chair

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Oregon Chapter
Board of Directors (past member)