Professional Biography
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Roy W. Tucker Partner

  • Portland

    D +1.503.727.2044

    F +1.503.346.2044


    1120 NW Couch Street, 10th Floor

    Portland, OR 97209-4128




Roy Tucker is an experienced business counselor and advisor who focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, securities compliance and corporate governance, and restructurings. Roy regularly advises corporate clients and private equity firms on mergers and acquisitions, asset sales, and leveraged buyouts, and has represented issuers and underwriters in numerous public offerings.

2020 Best Lawyers and 2020 Chamber USA Logos

Ranked by Chambers & Best Lawyers

Named “Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America, 2020
Ranked by Chambers USA 17 years in a row

Professional Recognition

  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as “America’s Leading Business Lawyers," 2004 - 2020
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2006 - 2021: Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation; Venture Capital Law
  • Named as Best Lawyers' Portland, OR "Corporate Law, Lawyer of the Year," 2009, 2013, 2016; Portland, OR "Securities / Capital Markets Law, Lawyer of the Year," 2012, 2017, 2019; "Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Lawyer of the Year," 2015, 2017; "Venture Capital Law, Lawyer of the Year," 2018, 2020
  • Listed in Oregon Law and Politics, "Oregon Super Lawyers," 2006 - 2020

Community Involvement

  • The Nature Conservancy, Trustee of the Oregon, Board of Trustees

Related Employment

  • Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York, NY





Bar and Court Admissions

  • Oregon
  • New York


  • University at Buffalo Law School, J.D., Associate Editor and Senior Editor, Buffalo Law Review
  • Kenyon College, B.A., Political Science and English, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa