CORPORATE TRANSPARENCY ACT: REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TAKE EFFECT JANUARY 1, 2024

December 15, 2023

CORPORATE TRANSPARENCY ACT: REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TAKE EFFECT JANUARY 1, 2024 Reporting required by the Corporate Transparency Act will take effect on January 1, 2024.  Most small companies will have new reporting requirements with respect to certain owners and management.  This article provides a quick overview of the new reporting requirements. WHAT IS THE CORPORATE TRANSPARENCY ACT? In 2021 Congress enacted…

2024 Best Lawyers in America®

August 17, 2023

Tomasi Bragar DuBay is pleased to announce our 2024 Best Lawyers in America®! Jennifer Bragar has been recognized for her expertise in Land Use and Zoning Law and Christine Nicholas has been recognized for her expertise in the Corporate Governance Law and Real Estate Law fields.

Jennifer Bragar and Tomasi Bragar DuBay’s land use team recognized for advising Bay Area First Step on purchase of state surplus land

July 17, 2023

Executive Director Steve Sanden pointed out, “We leaned heavily on our attorney Jennifer Bragar who has represented us in land use and real estate matters for years. Her personal dedication to affordable housing advocacy meant we were able to quickly react to the state’s surplus property announcement and move through the process seamlessly.” Read the full coverage here: Bay Area…

Endless Possibilities: A Redevelopment Primer

June 8, 2022

Click here to read a reprint of the GP Solo Magazine Article by Jennifer Bragar about redevelopment law. ©2022. Published in GP Solo Magazine, May/June 2022, by the American Bar Association. Reproduced with permission. All rights reserved.

Public Meetings in a Pandemic

May 7, 2020

As part of the American Planning Association’s 2020 virtual conference – NPC20 @Home, Jennifer Bragar presented on California, Oregon, and Washington’s responses to the pandemic in relation to public meetings, public participation, and land use hearings. In connection with the presentation, Jennifer wrote the “The West Coast’s Flexible Approach to the Open Meeting Laws in a Pandemic” available here. The…

Meeting in the Middle

March 19, 2019

Jennifer Bragar was recently published in the January 2019 edition of the American Planning Association magazine. You can find a PDF copy of the article here.

Tomasi Bragar DuBay Sponsors Housing Land Advocates Conference

January 24, 2018

Tomasi Bragar DuBay (TSB) is pleased to sponsor the 2018 Housing Land Advocates Conference, “Strategies for Housing Planning, Policy and Finance: City, Region, State” on February 9, 2018. As a result of TSB’s contribution, ten scholarship recipients will be able to attend the conference and gain valuable tools to ensure local land use decision making results in land available for…

Recent Developments in Comprehensive Planning Law

January 12, 2018

Jennifer Bragar an Ed Sullivan co-authored the annual comprehensive plan update for the American Bar Association’s State and Local Government Law Section. The most recent update was just published by the Urban Lawyer and you can read about it here. Urban Lawyer, Vol. 49, No. 3 Summer 2017. The article undertakes an annual survey of state and federal cases dealing with…

Lawyer Monthly – United States’ Land Use Lawyer of the Year

December 22, 2017

Lawyer’s Monthly, a monthly legal publication with content that is entirely defined by the significant legal news from around the world, has named Jennifer M. Bragar as the United States’ Land Use Lawyer of the Year. The distinction was awarded after nearly 9,000 readers of Lawyer’s Monthly selected nominees, and a select group of judges narrowed the short list to Ms. Bragar…

Super Lawyers 2017

August 4, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Valerie Athena Tomasi, was nominated by her peers to the Oregon Super Lawyers list in 2017 for Banking Law, maintaining a 7 year track record on the list. In addition, Jennifer Bragar received the Rising Star designation for land use and has received the designation since 2012. Elizabeth Biermann received the Rising Star designation…