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Licensed

  1. M & A: 40%
    20 years, 51 cases
  2. Debt Agreements: 35%
    15 years, 70 cases
  3. Corporate: 10%
    20 years, 185 cases
  4. Securities Offerings: 10%
    20 years, 62 cases
  5. Venture Capital: 5%
    19 years, 40 cases

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  • Victoria Blachly

    Ben not only has the legal skills and experience that any business would welcome, he's also a dedicated and diligent attorney that works tirelessly to close the deal. He's a pretty good golfer, too - so you can't beat that combination.

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Lane Powell

601 S.W. Second Avenue
Suite 2100
Portland, OR, 97204-3158

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive199601/18/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyer, Mergers and Acquisitions LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Corporate/M&AChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2013
Corporate/M&AChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2012
Corporate/M&AChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2011
EndorsementChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2010
EndorsementChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2009
EndorsementChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2008
Rising StarOregon Super Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderLane Powell PC1996 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Children's Course, Inc./The First Tee of Greater PortlandBoard Chair2011 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Business Law Section Executive CommitteeChair2011 - Present
The Children's Course, Inc./The First Tee of Greater PortlandBoard Member2009 - Present
Oregon Lawyers Against HungerBoard of Directors1998 - 2003
Oregon State Bar, Business Law Section, Emerging Growth SubcommitteeMember1996 - 2008
Multnomah Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember1996 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Advising Oregon BusinessesLegal Opinions2009
Portland Business JournalNew Rules Put Pressure on Private Companies2008
Advising Oregon BusinessesArticles of Incorporation2004
Contract Law in OregonStatute of Frauds2003
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Whitman CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business Law 2012: From Fiduciary Duties to Social Media CLE SeminarPreparing the Closely Held/Family Business for Investment or Exit2012
31st Annual Northwest Securities InstituteEthics Issues in Securities Practice2011
Best Practices for Business Law PractitionersGoing Private Transactions2005