Robert S. Wiggins

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2112 |

Areas of Practice

Bob Wiggins focuses his practice on corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and board representation, business transactions and financing events. He is a well-known entrepreneur, lawyer and investor in early-stage companies, and has more than 30 years of experience working with startups, emerging and established companies. Bob has held a number of executive roles for companies including Site9, Inc. and Legal Anywhere, where he was Chief Executive Officer, and BLT Technologies where he served as President and General Counsel. Bob has served on the board of more than a dozen companies including Routeware, Inc.,, Veris Industries, Inc. and Cerus Industrial.

Professional Experience

  • Mount Hood Equity Partners, L.P., Founder and Manager (2004-Present)
  • Site9, Inc., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (2011-2014)
  • Stoel Rives LLP, Of Counsel (2003-2005)
    • Technology Ventures Group, Co-chair
  • Worcester Internet Holdings, Inc., Principal and Chief Executive Officer (2001-2003)
  • Legal Anywhere, Inc., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (1998-2000)
  • BLT Technologies, Inc./WorldCom Prepaid
    • President (1997-1998)
    • Vice President and General Counsel (1996-1997)
  • Stoel Rives LLP
    • Partner (1989-1996)
    • Associate (1982-1989)
  • Young Horn Cass & Scott, Law Clerk (1980-1982)

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon


  • University of Oregon, School of Law (J.D., 1982)
  • University of Oregon (B.S., Economics, 1979)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Business
  • Corporate Finance and Securities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Startups and Emerging Companies


  • “Angel and Venture Capital (VC) Investors: Due Diligence Needs to Be a Two-Way Street,” Oregon Business Magazine (May 2016)
  • “Lane Powell Lures Oregon Angel Investor Back to Law,” Portland Business Journal, Interviewed (July 7, 2015)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Oregon Shark Tank,” CFA Society Portland Finance Expo, Panelist (October 4, 2016)
  • Lane Powell Beneficiaries & Brews Seminar, Moderator (May 19, 2016)
  • “Corporate Governance in Venture and Private Equity Backed Companies,” National Association of Corporate Directors Northwest Chapter – Portland, Moderator and Co-Chair (February 17, 2016)
  • “Lessons From Portland,” 1 Million Cups Program, Presenter (February 10, 2016)

Awards and Honors

  • Named one of The Best Lawyers in America®, Venture Capital (2017)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Palatine Hill Water District, Commissioner (2013-Present)
  • Advisory Board, LanePR (2013-Present)
  • Advisory Board, Senva, Inc. (2012-Present)
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Site9, Inc. (2006-2016)
  • Board of Directors, Routeware, Inc. (2005-Present)
  • Board of Directors, Marketsync, Inc. (2008-2013)
  • Board of Directors, Remote Technologies, Inc. (2007-2009)
  • Advisory Board, Kentrox, Inc. (2004-2006)
  • Advisory Board, Cerus Industrial (2003-2012)
  • Advisory Board, (2001-2007)
  • Board of Directors, DealPlanner, Inc. (2001-2002)
  • Board of Directors, (2001-2008)
  • President, Board of Directors, Riverdale School District Foundation (2000-2005)
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Legal Anywhere, Inc. (1999-2000)
  • Board of Directors, Veris Industries, Inc. (1997-1999)
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (1997)
  • Board of Directors, Trillium Family Services (1993-1999)

Robert S. Wiggins

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2112 |