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USA 2022
Oregon Corporate/M&A
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Band 1

5 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Stoel Rives LLP

Merger and acquisition activity is brisk as companies seek to grow and diversify revenue streams.  Private equity and other financial buyers seek to put cash to work and take advantage of favorable interest rates.  Many companies seek to monetize their operating or portfolio investments during favorable economic times.  Whether on the buy or sell side of a transaction, businesses want assurance their strategic, financial and regulatory priorities are thoroughly addressed and their deals will keep moving.

We are the leading Corporate and M&A firm in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Our Portland-based Corporate/M&A lawyers counsel international, national, local, and start-up companies on everything from securities regulations, debt financing, and mergers and acquisitions, to corporate formation strategies. Described by clients as a “powerhouse” in Portland, we represent many of the area’s best-known companies.

We counsel international, national, local, and start-up companies on everything from securities regulations, debt financing, and mergers and acquisitions, to corporate formation strategies. We handle:

  • Asset dispositions and spinoffs
  • Entity formation
  • Joint ventures
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Management buyouts
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Structuring tax-efficient transactions
  • Succession planning
  • Transaction financing

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A - Oregon
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Stoel Rives is a leading Northwestern firm attracting an impressive client base ranging from international, national and regional businesses to venture capital funds and emerging companies. Noted in the market for its skill and experience across various sectors, including energy, manufacturing, technology, real estate, food and beverages, and healthcare. Broad expertise covers M&A, securities offerings, investment advice and corporate finance, among other matters.

Strengths

"They are amazing, supportive and very quick to respond."

"They have the ability to solve complex issues."

"They are very adept, know the business and have the experience and right framework."

Work highlights

Stoel Rives represented Northwest Natural Gas in the sale of Gill Ranch Storage to SENSA Holdings in a deal worth $13.5 million.

Notable practitioners

Kevin Burnett has a varied corporate practice that extends to matters related to financing, equity and debt structuring, as well as advising on M&A transactions. He is particularly sought after by private equity and property investors.
"Kevin has good business sense and the ability to negotiate difficult issues."

Brendan O'Scannlain advises clients on a broad range of investment matters including real estate and venture capital funds. He has further experience advising clients on shareholder disputes.
"Brendan is very responsive, willing to consider differing points of view, and is a go-to legal counsel for all investment business."

Jason Brauser is experienced in advising clients on M&A transactions. He has particular expertise in the utilities and energy sectors.
"Jason is an excellent corporate lawyer. He balances strong legal acumen with practical advice."

Steven Hull regularly works with clients in the healthcare and technology spaces on corporate transactions. He is especially well versed in advising on matters related to M&A.

Mary Hull is a well-regarded attorney who regularly advises clients on private placement and venture capital matters.
"Mary is knowledgeable, practical, efficient and helpful." "Mary is one of the smartest lawyers I've had the privilege to work with."

Ranked Lawyers at
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Corporate/M&A

Brendan O'Scannlain
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Brendan O'Scannlain
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Band 2
Kevin D Burnett
2
Kevin D Burnett
2
Band 2
Jason M Brauser
3
Jason M Brauser
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Band 3
Steven H Hull
3
Steven H Hull
3
Band 3
Mary Hull
4
Mary Hull
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Band 4

Members

Provided by Stoel Rives LLP

Erica Valli

Kristin Russell

Steven Boender

William Clydesdale

William Goodling

Clients

Provided by Stoel Rives LLP

Cambia Health Solutions

Echo Health Ventures

FCTG Holdings

Hubb, Inc.

Northwest Natural Holding Company

NuScale Power, LLC

Proterra Investment Partners LP

Renewable Properties LLC

ScanlanKemperBard Companies

Seven Peaks Ventures Management I, LLC

Industries

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Agribusiness

Construction

Consumer Products

Energy

Food & Beverage

Healthcare

Life Sciences & Technology

Manufacturing

Natural Resources

Real Estate