John McGuigan is the former Chair of the firm’s Business and Corporate Practice and currently serves on the Advisory Committee. In addition to his wide-ranging business and corporate practice, John also serves on the board of one of Portland’s long-standing social services organizations and is a frequent speaker for continuing legal education.

BUSINESS LAW

Since joining the firm in 1979, John has assisted domestic and international clients in a variety of corporate, business and commercial matters, from mergers and acquisitions to technology transfers, business formations and resolution of chronic minority shareholder disputes. He has an accounting degree and is familiar with corporate and partnership tax issues, as well as corporate finance transactions and securities compliance for both closely held and public companies.

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

As Special Assistant Attorney General to the Oregon Department of Justice and several public universities, John represents various state agencies and public universities in matters involving business and corporate transactions, securities law, technology transfer and related matters. He has held leadership positions in numerous committees of the Oregon State Bar. John is listed in Oregon Super Lawyers 2009 in the Business/Corporate category.




Bar Admissions

  • Oregon
  • Washington

Education

  • University of Oregon, B.S., Accounting (1976)
  • University of Oregon School of Law, J.D. (1979)