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Jeni L. Meyer, JD

Jeni Meyer's practice focuses on business, real estate and land use matters. She enjoys watching her clients' businesses grow and being part of their success. Jeni's experience includes: representing investors and companies in acquisitions and divestitures, debt and equity financings, and joint ventures; representing tenant-in-common owners and sponsors in private financing, acquisitions, and restructuring transactions; advising employers with respect to all aspects of the employment relationship, ranging from hiring and disciplinary practices, restrictions on post-employment competition and compensation matters; and advising county government on land use, real estate and government law issues. She has a diverse background, including acting as foreign legal advisor at the largest Japanese law firm in Tokyo, Japan, serving as assistant county counsel in rural Southern Oregon, and prior to law school, working for Senator Ron Wyden in Washington, D.C.

Practice Highlights

Business Transactions

  • Represented private technology company in $30 Million cash merger acquisition by public company.
  • Represented internet service provider in $25 Million stock acquisition of competitor's business.
  • Represented Japanese hospitality corporation in asset sales of multiple hotel properties in U.S. and Canada, totaling $75 Million.
  • Represented U.S. engineering services company in its $3.2 Million stock purchase of Japanese automotive supply company.
  • Represented hardware technology company in its negotiation and documentation of $3 million Series A financing with Silicon Valley venture fund.

Real Estate & Land Use

  • Represent property owners in TIC workouts.
  • Represented tenant-in-common sponsor in private financing and real estate acquisitions.
  • Represent county in land use matters, including drafting administrative decisions, staff reports and Board of Commissioner orders regarding land use applications.


  • Advise employers on employment issues; respond to BOLI complaints; draft employee handbooks and policies.
  • Counsel companies and individuals in the negotiation of employment agreements, employment separation agreements, and confidentiality, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.
  • Draft and implement equity compensation arrangements, including incentive compensation plans, stock options, restricted stock, phantom stock, profits, interests and stock appreciation rights.
  • Advise clients about the federal and state securities disclosure and filing requirements applicable to the issuance of stock options and related equity compensation.

Admitted By

  • Oregon State Bar, 2004

Community Activities


  • University of Oregon, J.D., 2004
    • Associate Editor, Oregon Law Review
    • Director, Moot Court Board
    • Teaching Assistant for University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer
  • Cornell University, B.A., 1999


  • Letter Ruling Alert (IRS Allows Foundation-funded Preservation and Improvement Activities on Land Owned by Developer and Substantial Contributor)," 49 The Exempt Organization Tax Review 241 (August 2005)
  • "The Revolving Door: Should Oregon Restrict Former Legislators from Becoming Lobbyists?", 82 Or. L. Rev. 979 (2003)


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