Professional and Civic Activities

  • Oregon State Bar
      • Business Law Section
      • Securities Regulation Section

    Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon, 1971
  • US Securities & Exchange Commission 1971
  • Education

  • J.D. University of Michigan Law School, 1971
  • B.A. Economics from the University of Michigan
  • Publications

  • “Real Estate Securities”, Oregon Real Estate Manual, 1975
  • “Financing Expansion Through Franchising” and “Considerations for the Franchisee”, Advising Oregon Businesses, Vol III, Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education, 1979
  • “Exemptions from Registration under State and Federal Securities Laws”, How to Recognize a Security, Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education, 1977
  • “The Publicly-Held Canadian Company and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission: A New Relationship”, The Advocate, British Columbia Bar Association, 1985
  • “Doing Business in Poland”, International Trade News-Portland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, 1994
  • Civic Activities

  • Member of the Board of Directors, President and Chairman of the Capital Campaign for Rosemont School, now the Morrison Center Child & Family Services until 2003.

Robert Laskowski


Robert Laskowski has over 50 years of experience in business law and corporate finance. His principal practice areas involve all aspects of business and corporate law, with a special emphasis on federal and state securities law matters, involving the SEC, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and state securities administrators for issuers, broker-dealers and investment advisers. He represents development-stage, start-up and emerging businesses, as well as seasoned companies, in public and private equity and debt financings, venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, proxy solicitations, and SEC periodic reporting compliance. Clients have also been represented before federal and state regulatory agencies in securities law enforcement matters.

Mr. Laskowski was a staff attorney with the Division of Finance and Corporate Securities of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services from 1973-1977 where he was responsible for the review of securities offerings; licensing and regulation of broker-dealers; the holding of administrative hearings; rule-making; policy development and legislative matters.

Mr. Laskowski speaks French and Polish.

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Robert Laskowski503.241.0780
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