Lane Powell attorneys provide a full range of business services to local, regional, national and international companies, as well as to individuals. Our clients benefit from the breadth of experience of one of the leading law firms serving the Pacific Northwest. A number of the business-related transactions that we have handled for our clients are referenced on our Firm’s annual “Representative Transactions” lists — view the 2011, 2012 and 2013 lists.
Our inter-disciplinary approach has gained wide recognition for its effectiveness at satisfying the specific needs of each client by drawing upon attorneys skilled in particular legal practices. In fact, the Firm’s business practice has been highly ranked in the U.S. News and Best Lawyers annual “Best Law Firms” survey.
Banking and Financial Services
Banks, pension funds and other financial organizations look to Lane Powell for guidance with corporate, regulatory, investment, transactional and operational matters.
Businesses involved in clean energy, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and innovative clean technologies work with Lane Powell in establishing financing, technology licensing, intellectual property protection, regulatory compliance and project development.
Developers, contractors, project owners and design professionals in every facet of construction law, from negotiation to financing to litigation and dispute resolution, receive sound counsel from our attorneys.
Corporate Finance and Securities
Public and private companies and investors in start-ups, established business and Fortune 500 companies come to us for guidance in SEC matters, corporate governance and securities transactional activities.
Franchisors and franchisees look to us for all aspects of the relationship, taking into account the legal and commercial realities of franchise arrangements.
Corporate, partnership and individual clients come to Lane Powell for administrative, regulatory and other governmental matters affecting their business objectives.
National and regional health carriers, brokers, agents and associations seeking effective legal solutions to health care laws and regulations, as well as litigation activity, find experienced counsel at Lane Powell.
Individuals and regional, national and international companies count on our attorneys for hearings, appeals and other immigration-related applications and transactions.
Intellectual Property and Technology
Developers, users, financers and others seek Lane Powell’s guidance on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and related intellectual property matters.
International Business and Investment
Foreign individuals and businesses investing into the U.S., and domestic individuals and businesses investing outside the country count on our experienced attorneys to guide them.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Public and private companies, investors, financial advisors, and hostile and friendly parties seek our counsel on matters such as takeovers, proxy contests, leveraged buyouts and related actions.
Real Estate and Land Use
We provide sound guidance to developers, owners, lenders, contractors, brokers, insurers and others concerned with real estate development and land use, operations, purchases and sales, leasing and finance, and regulatory matters.
Independent power producers and wholesalers, project developers, investors, lenders and utilities look to us for energy financing and development, land use, permitting, real property rights, tax incentives, power sales agreements and dispute resolution matters.
Local, regional, national and international retailers, distributors and manufacturers count on our attorneys for organizational, operational and transactional matters, including trade regulation and customs matters.
Startups and Emerging Companies
We help new and high-growth companies with organizational legal matters, financing, intellectual property protection and ongoing business counseling.
Sustainability and Climate Change
Our attorneys provide up-to-date guidance to businesses considering “green” products for reduced environmental impact, as well as companies striving to improve labor, supply chain, distribution and production practices in a sustainable manner.
We provide counsel to domestic and foreign companies with business crossing international borders and international joint ventures located either inside or outside the U.S.
Executive Compensation and Personal Planning
Individual, partnership and corporate clients count on us for specialized tax, employee benefit and executive compensation matters, as well as wealth transfer and estate planning.