Sanjiv N. Kripalani

Director of Business Development | Portland | 503.778.2109 |

Kripalani, Sanjiv N.

Kripalani, Sanjiv N.

Director of Business Development

Professional Experience

Sanjiv N. Kripalani (Sanju) is the Firm’s Director of Business Development. Sanju is a trained business transactions lawyer and applies his unique skill set in furthering the Firm’s client relations efforts by understanding our customers’ business needs and connecting with business opportunities. Having held a number of senior management positions with private companies, he understands the importance for immediate response, and is available to assist 24/7 at or by cell phone at 503.756.5662.

Prior to joining Lane Powell, Sanju was a Capital Partner in the Corporate, Securities and Finance Group of Stoel Rives; Director of Business Development at Perkins Coie; General Counsel of $7.5 billion turnover IVL PLC; Project Manager of the New Americans Campaign; and owner of Portland’s beloved 1201 nightclub.


  • Stanford Law School (J.D., 1986)
  • University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1983; M.A., 1990)


  • “In Absence of Client, Law Firms Grapple With Consensus Terrorism,” Bloomberg BNA, Interviewed (August 18, 2015)