Jeff provides legal services to individuals and businesses in the areas of investment securities dispute resolution, business and real estate law, and estate planning and administration. Jeff has practiced law for approximately 30 years, including as a partner with a medium sized San Francisco Bay Area firm, as a sole practitioner in Eugene, Oregon, and now as Of Counsel to Gleaves Swearingen LLP in Eugene. He offers top notch legal services cost-effectively. He uses his experience and energy skillfully to evaluate client needs and tailor solutions to meet those needs head-on. All efforts focus on achieving client objectives efficiently and successfully.
Jeff has substantial expertise in handling investment securities arbitration and litigation cases, mainly as a lawyer, but also as an arbitrator and a mediator. His early-career professional experience in the financial services industry provides him with valuable insight into bringing, defending and resolving financial services cases successfully. He is also experienced in a wide array of general commercial litigation fields, including business, professional errors and omissions, real estate and insurance.
Additionally, Jeff’s practice emphasizes estate planning and business and real estate transactions. He provides both living trust and will-based estate plans. He has expertise in helping clients form new businesses, preparing and reviewing contracts of all sorts, and protecting businesses and their owners through creative strategies and techniques. Jeff negotiates, prepares and assists clients in real estate and business transactions such as purchases, sales, leases, financings, and contractual agreements.