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Meet J Rain

Experienced Legal Counsel for Business, Escrow and Real Estate

From initial contact in our Washington, Oregon, or Hawaii office, to the resolution of your case,

we will handle your needs with determination and exceptional professional abilities.


J Rain

Principal Attorney

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About J (no "ay" and no "." just "J")

J Rain holds a JD/MBA from Case Western Reserve University Law School, complementing his extensive legal and business expertise. He practices from his solo firm based in Washington, Oregon, and Hawaii, with a focus on business law and real estate.

Rain Law Firm has been dedicated for over 15 years to representing businesses at various growth stages. The Business Law practice is well-established in acquisitions, joint ventures, investment agreements, entity formation, and particularly, franchise transactions including purchases, transfers, and providing specialized escrow services. This focus ensures meticulous oversight and comprehensive support for each client’s unique needs.

In Real Estate Law, the firm offers seasoned guidance through residential distressed property transactions, contract negotiation, investor support, and private escrow services, ensuring clients navigate these complex dealings with confidence.

J’s tenure at IBM in the Mergers and Acquisitions legal department involved pivotal roles in the integration of major acquisitions such as FileNet, among others. He contributed to the business case development, due diligence, and the strategic integration of partners, suppliers, and customers, with a notable focus on contract migration.

Additionally, in his Business Development role at IBM, J authored strategic plans to enhance the utilization of IBM’s Intellectual Property and commercialize new technologies developed for the US Government.

As an entrepreneur, J co-founded and developed a marketing analytics consulting firm, leading it to significant annual revenues and a robust employee base until its acquisition in 2001.

J’s professionalism and dedication to client success are at the forefront of his practice. Respected by peers and appreciated by clients, he is known for his global perspective and entrepreneurial insight. His diverse life experiences, from living in Europe to engaging with communities in the Canadian Northwest Territories, inform his broad worldview and legal practice.

Since his admission to the Oregon State Bar in April 2006, J has been an active leader, contributing to the Client Security Fund, the Local Professional Responsibility Committee, and serving as a Region 4 delegate in the House of Delegates.

Contact J to leverage his extensive experience in legal strategy for your business, franchise, escrow,  and real estate needs.



Juris Doctor (JD)

Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland OH

  • Business Organizations Concentration

  • Law Note: Outsourcing and Corporate Governance

  • 2004 and 2005 CALI Excellence for the Future Award


Masters Business Administration (MBA)

Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland OH

  • Entrepreneurship Concentration

  • International Management Concentration


Bachelor of Science (BS)

Oregon State University - Corvallis OR

  • Computer Science Minor and Business Focus

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