Annie L. Robertson

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2176 |

Areas of Practice

Annie Robertson is a business attorney who focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate finance and governance, venture capital and private equity investments, and fund formation. She regularly advises on corporate, LLC and other entity formation, joint ventures and other transactional matters, contract negotiation and regulatory matters. She is a CIPP/US certified privacy professional, with an expertise in advising clients on privacy-related best practices. Her clientele includes technology, outdoor and apparel, and other businesses.

Professional Experience

  • Oregon Justice Department, Civil Enforcement Division, Clerk

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon

Academics and Accreditations

  • Willamette University College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude,2007)
    • Willamette Law Review, Associate Editor
  • Central Washington University (B.S., Economics, cum laude, 2003; B.A., Sociology, cum laude, 2003)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States

Practice Group and Specialty Team Membership

  • Business
  • Corporate Finance and Securities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Startups and Emerging Companies
  • Sustainability and Climate Change
  • Tax-Exempt and Nonprofit Organizations


  • “Does Your Website Privacy Policy Need Some Love?” Oregon Business magazine (October 2015)
  • “Implement These 10 Best Practices to Improve Your Business,” Portland Business Journal (February 3, 2012)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Raising Funds Through Crowdfunding,”  Oregon Small Business Development Center Director’s Quarterly Meeting (November 2013)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Pubtalk Committee, Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN)
    • Chair (2011-2013)
    • Member (2008-2013)
  • General Counsel, pro bono, Catalyst Wilderness Therapy Program
  • General Counsel, pro bono, Special Olympics Oregon
  • Board of Directors, Naa Amerley Palm Education Foundation
  • Member, Angel Oregon Recruitment Committee, OEN (2010-2011)
  • Oregon State Landscape Contractors Board
    • Vice Chair (2013-present) 
    • Member (2009-present)
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association
  • Volunteer, Multnomah Bar Association Imprint Mentorship Program (2012)
  • Member, Saint Andrews Legal Clinic Race for Justice Committee (2012-2013)

Annie L. Robertson

Shareholder | Portland | 503.778.2176 |