Jeff also represents sustainable energy clients, including wind project developers, in all aspects of development including land acquisition, title curative work, and financing. His real estate experience includes structuring, negotiating, and closing sensitive, high-value transactions for clients seeking to lease, acquire, or sell office, retail, and industrial real estate.
Clients appreciate Jeff's timely, efficient, and straightforward approach to their real estate needs. Jeff joined Tonkon Torp immediately following his graduation from Lewis & Clark Law School in 1983. He has specialized in real estate throughout his tenure with the firm.
Featured Representative Matters
Costco Wholesale Corporation
Medical Management International, Inc.
United States Bakery/Springfield Facility
Acura of Reno
Westgate Shopping Center LLC / Salem Center
Tonkon Helps Tonkin
For decades, Tonkon Torp has been honored and proud to represent the Tonkin family and its businesses. In fact, the relationship dates back to the post-World War II era.
Tonkon Torp Helps Columbia Land Trust Establish Sandhill Crane Habitat Preserve
Attorneys from Tonkon Torp’s real estate and land use, and environmental and natural resources teams represented the Columbia Land Trust in negotiating and completing the transfer of property for a habitat preserve. Find details and more featured cases here.
Historic U.S. Bank Block Sale
Tonkon Torp real estate and tax lawyers were instrumental in the complex, $40 million sale of the historic U.S. Bank Block in downtown Portland to real estate investment firm ScanlanKemperBard. Find details and more featured cases here.
Community Involvement & Activities
The LaSalle Foundation
Peninsula Children's Center
Former Volunteer Lawyer
The Wetlands Conservancy
Former Board Member
Oregon State Bar
Executive Committee of Real Estate and Land Use Section
American Bar Association
Best Lawyers in America® Includes 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys on 2021 List
2020 List for Best Lawyers in America® Includes 48 Tonkon Torp Attorneys
Chambers USA Names 23 Tonkon Torp Attorneys in 2019 Ranking
Best Lawyers in America® Names 51 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2019 List
Chambers USA Names 20 Tonkon Torp Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field
Tonkon Torp Makes Donation to Costco Scholarship Fund
Best Lawyers in America® Names 49 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2018 List
18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients
Best Lawyers in America® Names 44 Tonkon Torp Attorneys to 2017 List
18 Tonkon Torp Attorneys Are Named Leaders in Their Field by Peers and Clients
Supreme Court Allows Superfund Cleanup Cost Recovery
Deadline Extended for Resolution of Certain Measure 37 Claims
Deadline to File Certain Measure 37 Claims is December 2, 2006
Publications & Presentations
A frequent speaker on real estate issues, Jeff is the original author of the Oregon State Bar’s Model Earnest Money Agreement form, “Documentation of Real Estate Transactions.”