R. Toby Borst

Toby Borst

R. Toby Borst

Of Counsel
Portland, Oregon

Toby is of counsel to the Chenoweth Law Group, P.C. He has 20 years of experience practicing in corporate finance, securities law, general business, real estate transactions and estate planning. He assists emerging growth businesses with organization, finance, and acquisition/divestiture activities. Toby also works with a number of registered investment advisors and broker dealers with securities registration issues. Prior to joining Chenoweth Law Group, P.C., Toby had his own practice. His past work affiliations included partnership in a large Pacific Northwest law firm and working for Deloitte & Touche as a tax attorney.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Corporate
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 1989


  • Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law, Portland, Oregon
    • J.D. - 1989
    • Law Review: Associate Editor, Northwestern Law Review, 1988 - 1989
  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
    • M.B.A. - 1984
    • Major: Finance
  • Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
    • B.A. cum laude - 1981
    • Honors: Dean's List 1978-1981
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

  • Continuing Care Facilities and Below-Market Interest Rate Loans, Tax Advisor, March, 1990

Representative Clients

  • Mar Hy Distributors, Inc.
  • LMC Construction, Inc.
  • Pavilion Construction LLC


  • Adjunct Instructor, Small Business Workshops, Clackamas Community College

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oregon State Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon State Bar Association, Member, Executive Committee, Securities Section
  • Multnomah Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • The Borst Law Firm, P.C., President, 2001 - 2009
  • Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue, Partner, 1991 - 2001

Pro Bono Activities

  • Community Health Charities, 2007 - 2017
  • Community Development Law Center, 2006 - 2010
  • Deloitte and Touche, 1989 - 2001


  • Phi Gamma Delta