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Benjamin G Lenhart

Mergers and acquisitions Attorney at Portland, OR

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About Benjamin

Learn Benjamin’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Mergers and acquisitions
    40%
    Represent acquirors and targets in transactions ranging from $1 million to $250 million in enterprise value in a broad range of industries

    27 years, 51 cases

  2. Debt and lending agreements
    35%
    Represented numerous lenders in documenting, negotiating and closing loan transactions (secured and unsecured), loan modification transactions, and restructuring transactions

    22 years, 70 cases

  3. Corporate and incorporation
    10%
    Advised numerous parties (including serial entrepreneurs, investors, parent companies and small business) in entity selection and formation issues

    27 years, 185 cases

  4. Securities offerings
    10%
    Represented issuers in variety of securities offerings, including private placement, private equity, and going private transactions

    27 years, 62 cases

  5. Venture capital
    5%
    Represented numerous emerging growth companies in angel and venture financing transactions

    26 years, 40 cases

Licensed for 26 years
State OR
Status Active
Acquired 1996
Updated 12/11/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Benjamin

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

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Posted by Harry | October 13, 2009
Rod Harris
Ben was outstanding in his effort in the transaction. He was thoughtful of my personal outcome always. Think about it, a lawyer looking out for you first!
Posted by Gerald | October 13, 2009
Review for Ben Lenhart
Ben served as outside counsel for a business where I served as CEO for the past six years. Ben has been a trusted adviser throughout that period. Ben brings a unique blend of legal counsel and business experience to the relationship. From basic legal guidance to complex transactions, Ben has proven himself capable and qualified time and again.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Lane Powell PC
  • 1996 - Present

Education

  • Lewis & Clark Northwestern Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • Whitman College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991

Associations

  • The Children's Course, Inc./The First Tee of Greater Portland
  • Board Chair
  • 2011 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar, Business Law Section Executive Committee
  • Chair
  • 2011 - Present
  • The Children's Course, Inc./The First Tee of Greater Portland
  • Board Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger
  • Board of Directors
  • 1998 - 2003
  • Oregon State Bar, Business Law Section, Emerging Growth Subcommittee
  • Member
  • 1996 - 2008
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Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyer, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • 2013
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • 2012
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • 2011
  • Endorsement
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • 2010
  • Endorsement
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • 2009
  • Endorsement
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • 2008
  • Rising Star
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • 2008
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Publications

  • Advising Oregon Businesses
  • Legal Opinions
  • 2009
  • Advising Oregon Businesses
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • 2004
  • Contract Law in Oregon
  • Statute of Frauds
  • 2003
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Speaking Engagements

  • Business Law 2012: From Fiduciary Duties to Social Media CLE Seminar
  • Preparing the Closely Held/Family Business for Investment or Exit
  • 2012
  • 31st Annual Northwest Securities Institute
  • Ethics Issues in Securities Practice
  • 2011
  • Best Practices for Business Law Practitioners
  • Going Private Transactions
  • 2005

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Mergers and acquisitions Attorney | Oct 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"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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Portland Mergers and acquisitions Lawyer Benjamin G Lenhart
Benjamin G Lenhart
Mergers and acquisitions Attorney
Portland, OR
Licensed for 26 years