A founding partner of Tonkon Torp, Morris is now retired. His legal practice focused on counseling closely held businesses in their wide ranging legal and financial problems. Morris provided strategic insight about the economic and tax complexities of business and real property transactions. He has counseled clients in such industries as food and beverage, manufacturing, distribution, timber, transportation, professional services, and retail.
Morris was a legal adviser to closely held businesses and other clients for more than six decades. He attributes his enjoyment of his work to his long-term relationships with clients.
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Tonkon in the Driver’s Seat for Fast Dealership Purchase Ride
Auto dealership sales are generally straightforward affairs that frequently involve both business and real estate assets. In 2015, Tonkon Torp got involved in a purchase transaction that took a unique turn. Find details and more featured cases here.
Tonkon Torp Facilitates Hood River Distillers Acquisition
Tonkon Torp attorneys Morris Galen and David Forman represented Hood River Distillers in its recent acquisition of Portland, Oregon-based Clear Creek Distillery. Hood River Distillers is the Pacific Northwest’s largest and oldest importer, producer, bottler and marketer of distilled spirits.
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1976-2009, Member, Board of Trustees
2009-Present, Trustee Emeritus