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USA 2022
Oregon Corporate/M&A
Band 2

4 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

We provide targeted and practical advice based on company structure and life-cycle, and are especially renowned for working with emerging companies and growth-stage, branded companies from early-stage financing through sale. We identify unique financing strategies and the mergers, joint ventures, and strategic acquisitions that will help our clients achieve rapid growth.  

Our strong industry knowledge and insight extends into corporate and M&A work, delivered across a number of sectors into which our deal lawyers are focused and interact daily, including: food & beverage/agribusiness; restaurants; outdoor gear and apparel; high tech/software and other emerging technology companies.

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A - Oregon
Band 2
What the team is known for

Davis Wright Tremaine's distinguished corporate group is capable of handling a variety of sophisticated matters including M&A, financings, venture capital and private equity on behalf of emerging companies and major corporate clients. Sector-specific experience pertaining to the agribusiness, entertainment, food and beverages, technology and hospitality arenas. Expertise handling mandates featuring national and multinational entities.

Work highlights

Davis Wright Tremaine represented Klei Entertainment in a strategic transaction with Tencent Holdings, whereby Tencent acquired a majority stake in the client.

Notable practitioners

Michael Phillips regularly advises clients in the healthcare and technology spheres on a range of corporate transactions, including M&A matters and venture capital deals. His clientele includes startups.
"His depth of knowledge is amazing. He is always willing to help out."

Clifford DeGroot is recognized by market commentators for his experience in private securities offerings, as well as M&A transactions. He has experience across multiple sectors, with significant expertise in relation to technology startups.
"Clifford is a great partner."

Jesse Lyon is well regarded for his corporate practice, which includes experience in the food and beverage and manufacturing sectors. His expertise covers private equity, venture capital and licensing matters.

Ryan Maughn is well regarded for his corporate practice, which covers M&A and company reorganizations. His clientele includes technology, entertainment and healthcare companies.
"Ryan is timely and very responsive."

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Michael C Phillips
Band 3
Clifford A. DeGroot
Band 4
Jesse D Lyon
Band 4
Ryan Maughn
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