Attorneys

Attorneys

Kenneth R. Haglund Jr.

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2148 | haglundk@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Kenny Haglund’s practice focuses on public and private business corporations and financial institutions, with a concentration on securities and regulatory compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and real estate finance. In addition, Kenny is active in ongoing securities compliance for publicly traded companies, including securities disclosure obligations, periodic reporting and EDGAR filing requirements.

Kenny is Lane Powell’s Financial Institution Industry Group Leader for Corporate/Community Banking. He is also Chair of the Oregon State Bar’s Business Law Section, and a member of the Section’s Executive Committee. Chambers USA’s Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business listed Kenny as a “Leading Lawyer,” recommending him for his significant experience in M&A transactions between financial organizations. He has also been described by clients as being “very detail-oriented, organized and thoughtful,” and clients say he “does a tremendous job quarterbacking everything” on M&A and securities transactions.

Professional Experience

  • Foster Pepper LLP/Roberts Kaplan LLP
    • Associate (2008-2010)
    • Summer Associate (2007)
  • Oregon Department of Justice, General Counsel Division, Business Transactions Section, Law Clerk (2006)

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon

Academics

  • Willamette University College of Law (J.D., 2008)
    • Willamette Law Review, Executive Editor
    • Willamette Moot Court Board, Member
  • University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business (B.S., Business Administration, 2003)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Business
  • Corporate Finance and Securities
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Finance and Banking
  • Financial Institutions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities Regulation

Publications

  • “M&A Brokers: Don’t Forget State Laws,” Lane Powell Legal Update (June 5, 2014)
  • “SEC’s Recent Elimination of the Prohibition on General Solicitation for Rule 506 and 144A Offerings,” Western Independent Banker magazine (November/December 2013)

Speaking Engagements

  • “M&A Brokers: SEC No-Action Relief and Applicable State Laws,” Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section Lunch Meeting (January 21, 2015)
  • “D&O Liability: Business Judgment Rule — A Safe Harbor in Civil and Criminal Cases?” Lane Powell Commercial Law Developments Seminar, Co-presenter (December 16, 2014)

Awards and Honors

  • Named as one of the “Forty Under 40” by Portland Business Journal (2016)
  • Recommended by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/M&A (2015-2016)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Oregon State Bar
    • Chair, Business Law Section (2016)
    • Executive Committee Member, Business Law Section
    • Chair, CLE Subcommittee, Business Law Section (2014 and 2015)
    • Chair-Elect, Business Law Section (2015)
    • Treasurer, Business Law Section (2014)
    • Secretary, Business Law Section (2013)
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon Bankers Association
  • Member, Washington Bankers Association
  • Member, Community Bankers of Washington