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Oregon Intrastate Offering Exemption Quick Guide

by Lee Lashway Following is a “quick guide” to the key elements of the Oregon Intrastate Offering Exemption (“OIO”) added to the Oregon Administrative Rules on January 15, 2015. This guide is qualified by reference to the rules themselves, and...

Go Ducks!

HLGR’s Eugene and Portland offices are both showing their Duck spirit today!

Oregon Intrastate Private Offering Exemption: Securities-Based Crowdfunding in Oregon, at Last?

by Lee Lashway Oregon is on the verge of joining a small number of other states in charting a path for its small businesses looking to raise a relatively small amount of capital through the sale of securities to a broader...

Recent Mandates for Federal Contractors

By Kate Grado Equal Employment Opportunity On July 21, 2014, President Obama signed an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating in employment decisions on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.  The executive order amends Executive Order 11246, which prohibits...

Say What? NLRB Decisions Regarding Confidentiality, Respectful Workplace, and Non-Disparagement Policies

By Shari Lane First let me say that it’s not as bad as it sounds.  Well, maybe it is.  We told you last year that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or “the Board”) continues to hand down decisions that...

Shari Lane Speaks at BOLI’s 30th Annual Employment Law Conference

Labor and Employment attorney Shari Lane will be presenting at BOLI’s 30th Annual Employment Law Conference, which will be held on November 6-7, 2014 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. Shari will be speaking on “Legal Hiring: Get...

HLGR Ranked in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News & World Report

HLGR RANKED IN THE 2015 “BEST LAW FIRMS” LIST BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT Portland, Eugene, and Salem, Oregon, November 3, 2014—Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. has been ranked in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News...

HLGR Staff Participate in 2014 Komen Portland Race for the Cure

  Each year, attorneys and staff from our firm participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure fundraising event held in Portland, Oregon. The Susan G. Komen Foundation is dedicated to fighting breast cancer all around the world...

Four HLGR Attorneys to Present at the Northwest Administrative Law Institute

Four Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. (HLGR) attorneys will be presenting at the Northwest Administrative Law Institute on September 19-20, 2014. This event will be held at the Hilton in Vancouver, Washington and is co-sponsored by the Oregon State Bar...

Oregon Limited Liability Companies: Do I Need An Operating Agreement?

by Lee Lashway Limited liability companies (“LLCs”) have become a common choice of entity in Oregon in the 20-plus years since adoption of the Oregon Limited Liability Company Act (“Act”). LLCs are formed by filing Articles of Organization (“Articles”) with...

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