Jessica is the Associate Executive Director of the Oregon Facilities Authority (OFA), an Oregon state agency housed at Tonkon Torp. Her responsibilities with OFA include compliance, SNAP Bond marketing, and facilitating OFA transactions. The Oregon Facilities Authority has issued over $3 billion in bonds in its history.
Jessica's work for investment management clients includes:
- Advising on regulatory compliance of SEC and state rules and regulations, compliance policies and procedures, code of ethics, state and federal regulatory requests, state and federal regulatory filings, and GLBA privacy.
- Drafting of merger and acquisitions transaction documents, investment management and advisory agreements, solicitation agreements and disclosure documents.
- Prepared offering documents for investment funds and fund managers.
- Drafting corporate transaction documents and counseling on business matters.
- Corporate and investment fund formation - LLCs, corporations, LPs.
- Participation in board meetings, preparation and advice on corporate governance.
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Tonkon Torp Represents Vestas in Acquisition of UpWind Solutions
Tonkon Torp represented its client Vestas, the world's largest manufacturer of wind turbines, in the acquisition of UpWind Solutions, Inc., an independent service provider for wind power plants in nine US states. The $60 million acquisition furthers Vestas's strategic objectives for its North America service business.
Community Involvement & Activities
Oregon State Bar Cannabis Law Section
2019-Present, Executive Committee
Oregon State Bar House of Delegates
2016-Present, Region 5, Delegate
Oregon Club of Portland
2015-2018, Board of Directors
Greater Portland Compliance Association
Board of Directors
Portland Business Alliance
Leadership Portland Class of 2016
Oregon Women Lawyers
PDX BizWomen Coalition
Awards & Recognition
Four Tonkon Torp Attorneys Appointed to OSB Section Executive Committees
Sherrill Corbett and Jessica Morgan Lead M&A Panel for Oregon Cannabis Association
Tonkon Torp Sponsors and Presents at Retreat for Female-led Cannabis Companies
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Hold Briefing for Greater Portland Compliance Association
Tonkon Hosts Seminar for Women Business Leaders
Tonkon Torp Attorneys Lead Education Meeting for Greater Portland Compliance Association
Jessica Morgan and Alex Tinker Featured on Western Regional Conference Panel
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2018 Oregon Club of Portland Golf Classic
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Table at 2018 Susan G. Komen Luncheon
Tonkon Torp Announces Four New Partners
SEC Proposes Amendments to Advertising and Solicitor Rules
Supreme Court Throws Out SEC Administrative Law Judge Process
Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act
SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Priorities for 2018
New “Financial Abuse” Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Oregon Investment Adviser Representatives
DOL Fiduciary Rule Delayed for 60 Days
Temporary Guidance for Fiduciary Rule Compliance
Fiduciary Rule's Status Uncertain
DOL Major Changes to Fiduciary Investment Adviser Definition and Prohibited Transaction Exemptions - Part 3
DOL Major Changes to Fiduciary Investment Adviser Definition and Prohibited Transaction Exemptions - Part 2
Publications & Presentations
Panelist, "M&A in the Cannabis Industry," Oregon Cannabis Association, January 2020
"SEC Proposes Amendments to Advertising and Solicitor Rules," Tonkon Torp Legal Update, November 2019
"5 Ways to Gain High Ground While Selling a Cannabis Company," Portland Business Journal, September 2019
Panelist, "Thrive – A Seminar for Women Business Leaders," November 2018
"Compliance and Enforcement Update," Greater Portland Compliance Association, September 2018
Panelist, "Drug Money in the Age of Regulated Cannabis," RIMS, The Risk Management Society Western Regional Conference, September 2018
"Compliance and Enforcement Update," Greater Portland Compliance Association, October 2017
"Fund Strategies & Structures: Trends and Best Practices," Oregon Angel Fund, June 2017
"Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule Overview," Greater Portland Compliance Association, September 2016
"To Be or Not to Be an Equity Crowdfunding Portal?" March 2016
"Cyber Security," Greater Portland Compliance Association Q2 Educational Session, June 2015
"Data Breaches: Legal, Regulatory and Reputational Issues," Women's Networking Group, March 2015
"M&A Brokers and Avoiding Broker-Dealer Registration," October 2014
"SEC Guidance on Cybersecurity and Use of Social Media," Greater Portland Compliance Association, June 2014