Jesse M. Calm, JD
Jesse Calm represents businesses, investors, entrepreneurs and health care providers in a wide range of transactional matters. His practice concentrates on real estate, business transactions, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate governance. As a transactional lawyer, Jesse enjoys advising clients and assisting them in achieving their business goals.
Jesse brings a diverse background to his transactional work. Jesse's law school studies focused on corporate law, health law and securities regulation. He spent the first four years of his legal career practicing complex business litigation at a national law firm in Minneapolis. Prior to attending law school, Jesse managed a psychophysiology research laboratory.
- Represented sellers of multi-building Class A office property in Beaverton ($36 million).
- Represented medical device manufacturer in purchase of office and industrial complex ($5 million).
- Represented physician practice group in securities offering and related medical office park purchase ($5.2 million).
- Managed leasing matters for healthcare and software development companies.
- Represented club owners and developers in building first class tennis and fitness club.
- Represented multinational electronics manufacturer in negotiating construction contracts, obtaining land use permits, and securing financing for significant expansion of manufacturing facility.
- Represented HVAC company in acquisition of office property. ($4 Million).
- Represented financial services firm in acquisition of office building. ($3.3 Million).
Business Transactions and Corporate Governance
Represented owner of skilled nursing facilities in refinancing HUD-backed mortgage loans and implementing master lease structure across five facilities. ($30 Million).
Represented healthcare client in acquisition of hospice business ($1.2 million).
Completed asset purchase for chemical manufacturing company.
Represented electronics rating organization in structuring business model and drafting master agreements.
Represented commercial real estate brokerage in conversion from corporation to limited liability company with multiple tiers of membership.
Represented owners of renal clinics in sale of membership interests. ($800,000).
Represented manufacturer in restructuring inter-affiliate debt obligations.
Served as acting secretary and legal counsel for board of directors meetings.
Tenant in Common
Represented over 25 separate groups of tenant-in-common owners of commercial office and multifamily properties in negotiating asset management agreements, acquiring and selling properties, addressing leasing issues, and acquiring third party financing.
Represented physician in forming sports cardiology business, drafting agreement with business partners, and managing HIPAA issues.
Represented medical translation business in forming new entity and drafting agreements with business partners.
Represented holistic wellness center in entity formation, capital acquisition, lease negotiation, and negotiation of agreements with service providers.
Represented retail merchants in nationwide antitrust class action litigation involving payment cards.
Represented Fortune 500 retailer in contract disputes and antitrust litigation
"Seeking investors? Here's the lowdown on the SEC's new solicitation rules", Portland Business Journal, July 29, 2013
"SEC Rules Against Soliciting Could Loosen," Portland Business Journal, Sept. 17, 2012
- J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2006
- B.A., Macalester College, 2002
- Oregon Entrepreneurs Network
- Oregon Entrepreneurs Network
- Moot Court Judge – Willamette University College of Law
- Mentor – Lewis and Clarke Law School
- Oregon Super Lawyers: "Rising Star" in Business/Corporate (2014)