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Denton and Millender Discuss Equity Compensation for LLCs and Partnerships

November 24, 2014
On November 7, Justin Denton and Michael Millender, attorneys in Tonkon Torp’s Business Law Practice, spoke at the Oregon State Bar’s Business Law Section annual seminar, “Business Law 2014: From Private M&A to Cybersecurity and Privacy Law.” Their presentation focused on how limited liability companies and partnerships can structure equity compensation programs for key employees. Michael and Justin also discussed the management issues and tax and liquidity consequences that can arise for both the business and its employees who receive equity compensation.

Justin practices general business and corporate law. Much of his practice focuses on counseling family-owned and other closely held businesses. He chairs the firm's Closely Held Business practice group and is a member of the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions group.

Michael practices in the areas of tax and employee benefits. His tax practice focuses on the federal, state and local taxation of businesses, with an emphasis on the structuring of business transactions and the taxation of corporations, partnerships and LLCs.