PORTLAND, Ore. (February 20, 2019) Garvey Schubert Barer principal Larry Brant was honored by Maayan Torah Day School (Maayan Torah), a Portland-based Jewish preschool and elementary school, for his devotion to community service and youth learning. The ceremony recognizing Larry’s contributions took place at Maayan Torah’s Benefit Dinner & Auction in Portland, Oregon, on February 20, 2019.
Working in conjunction with Markowitz Herbold attorney Jeff Edelson and Rabbi Kenneth Brodkin, Larry recently served as pro bono counsel to Maayan Torah and helped to secure a multi-year lease for a new campus and schoolhouse.
Larry and his wife, Elise, along with Jeff and his wife, Jennifer, were honored together at the school’s dinner event.
Larry is passionate about helping children receive an education. He has been a supporter of the Mittleman Jewish Community Center and the Robison Jewish Home, at which he served as a long-time member of the Board of Trustees and as Treasurer.
Larry's legal practice focuses on tax planning and advice, tax controversy and business transactions. He regularly advises clients in structuring mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other business transactions. In 2015, Larry received the Award of Merit from the Oregon State Bar Tax Section, recognizing him for professionalism, reputation, leadership, and service to the tax community and the community at large. He is a Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel.
About Garvey Schubert Barer
Since its founding in 1966, GSB has provided results-oriented legal counsel to help clients – from established market leaders, to newly launched enterprises and governmental bodies – solve problems, create new opportunities and mitigate risk. The firm takes a holistic approach to managing clients’ needs, with attorneys who possess deep industry experience and a thorough understanding of current and emerging issues. GSB has offices in Seattle, Portland, Washington, D.C., New York, and Beijing. More information is available on the web at www.gsblaw.com.