Justin Hobson

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Justin Hobson

Justin Hobson’s practice focuses on corporate matters, with emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, securities offerings, and corporate governance. Justin began his career focusing on international tax and later expanded his practice to include all areas of income taxation and corporate governance. Justin has experience working with clients in a variety of industries, ranging from startups to multinationals. He regularly works with private equity funds and other active business acquirers, target companies, directors and company management.


  • University of Oregon, J.D.
  • Pacific Lutheran University, B.B.A., Accounting

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon State Bar, 2008
  • Washington State Bar, 2007

Prior Firm Experience

  • Lane Powell PC
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Memberships and Activities

  • Editor, Oregon Law Review, 2007
  • Executive Committee – Member At Large, Tax Section, Oregon State Bar 2016-20
  • Adjunct Professor, Lewis & Clark Law School, 2017, 2019
  • Author, "Shop Talk, " Journal of Multistate Taxation, 2016-19
  • Lewis & Clark Small Business Legal Clinic, Pro Bono Attorney
  • Named as one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in Cannabis Law by Chambers USA, 2020
  • Named a "Cannabis Law Trailblazer " by The National Law Journal in 2019

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