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Jesse Calm

Jesse M. Calm - Associate

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Jesse's practice concentrates on complex transactions in the areas of real estate, finance, business (including formations, sales, and acquisitions) and corporate governance. His clients include lenders, borrowers, buyers and sellers of real property, as well as closely held businesses and healthcare providers. Jesse has been practicing law since 2006, and joined McEwen Gisvold as an associate in June 2015. Jesse began his career as a business litigator, and now practices exclusively transactional law.

Jesse has been selected as an Oregon Rising Star by Oregon Super Lawyers from 2013 to 2016.

Representative Transactions

Represented institutional lenders in all phases of multiple loan transactions relating to commercial properties across the country

Represented Oregon-based borrowers in negotiating and documenting loan transactions with institutional and HUD-insured lenders

Represented buyers and sellers of closely-held healthcare and manufacturing businesses

Served as secretary and legal counsel in board of directors meetings for closely held healthcare company

Represented buyers and sellers of commercial office and industrial properties throughout Oregon

Represented over 25 separate groups of tenant-in-common owners of commercial office and multifamily properties in negotiating loan workouts, asset management agreements, property sales and acquisition, leasing, and managing other tenant-in-common issues

Represented physician practice group in business formation and related medical office park purchase

Managed leasing matters for healthcare and software companies

Represented multinational electronics manufacturer in negotiating construction contracts, obtaining land use permits, and securing financing for significant expansion of manufacturing facility

Represented holistic wellness center in entity formation, capital acquisition, lease negotiation, and negotiation of agreements with service providers


J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2006

B.A., Macalester College, 2002

Admitted to Practice

Oregon – 2010

Minnesota – 2006 (inactive status)

Professional & Community Activities

Oregon Entrepreneurs Network

Moot Court Judge – Willamette University College of Law

Mentor – Lewis and Clark Law School

Oregon State Bar – Real Estate and Land Use Section

Corporate Counsel Section

Sustainable Future Section

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