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Four Tonkon Torp Attorneys Appointed to OSB Section Executive Committees
PORTLAND, Ore. (February 6, 2020) Four Tonkon Torp attorneys have been appointed to the Executive Committees of their respective Oregon State Bar (OSB) sections.
Jessica Morgan, Partner – Appointed to the Executive Committee of the OSB Cannabis Law Section Morgan is Co-Chair of Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services Practice Group, where she advises pooled investment funds, private equity funds, financial institutions, and investment advisers on regulatory, securities, and general corporate matters. She also advises businesses in the cannabis industry on regulatory compliance matters.
OSB Cannabis Law Section members educate and promote cannabis law among Oregon lawyers and judges, share information, evaluate cannabis laws, and discuss practicing cannabis law in Oregon.
Shouka Rezvani, Of Counsel – Appointed to the Executive Committee of the OSB Nonprofit Law Section Rezvani is the Chair of Tonkon Torp's Nonprofit Organizations Practice Group. She has served as outside counsel to both operating and non-operating private foundations, as well as public charities and other tax-exempt entities. She counsels nonprofits on all facets of their operations, governance, and compliance with the laws regulating the independent sector, from formation to dissolution.
The OSB Nonprofit Organizations Law Section (NOLS) helps its members to better serve the diverse range of non-governmental, not-for-profit entities recognized under Oregon and federal laws.
Ava Schoen, Of Counsel – Appointed to the Executive Committee of the OSB Debtor-Creditor Section Schoen’s practice focuses on Chapter 11 corporate reorganizations and debtor-creditor law, as well as commercial litigation. She has experience representing Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession as well as creditors. She has provided services to clients in industries including real estate, retail, manufacturing, farming, and technology.
The Debtor-Creditor Section of the Oregon State Bar provides resources to its members including educational CLEs, co-sponsors an annual NW Bankruptcy Institute, publishes a quarterly newsletter, and hosts a Saturday Session for networking and collaboration. The section also hosts a free monthly Chapter 7 bankruptcy clinic during which section members provide pro bono counsel to those who cannot afford an attorney.
Kimberlee Stafford, Partner – Appointed to the Executive Committee of the OSB Real Estate and Land Use (RELU) Section Stafford’s practice focuses on a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including purchases and sales, 1031 exchanges, commercial leases, and financing. She represents a diverse group of businesses, owners, and developers with a special emphasis on the forest products, energy, agricultural, and seniors housing industries.
The OSB RELU Section publishes the quarterly RELU Digest, sponsors CLEs on real estate and land use issues, monitors real estate and land use related legislation, and proposes law improvements.
About Tonkon Torp Tonkon Torp LLP is a leading business and litigation law firm serving public companies, substantial private enterprises, entrepreneurial businesses, and individuals throughout the Northwest. For more information, visit tonkon.com.