Niccolo F. Barber

Attorney | Portland | 503.778.2181 |

Areas of Practice

Niccolo Barber focuses his practice on corporate and transactional matters, with a concentration on securities and regulatory compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and real estate finance.  He also has experience representing debtors, secured creditors and equity committees in corporate reorganizations.

Professional Experience

  • Sidley Austin, LLP
    • Associate (2013-2016)
    • Summer Associate (2012)
  • CQ Press Supreme Court Yearbook, Intern (2012-2013)
  • Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, Judicial Intern to the Honorable Loretta Giorgi and the Honorable Peter Busch (2011)
  • Campaign Legal Center, Hinckley Institute of Politics Fellow (2009)

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon
  • California


  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2013)
    • Barrister’s Council
    • Georgetown Journal of International Law, Notes Editor
  • University of Utah (B.A., Political Science, 2009)
    • Dean’s List (all semesters)
  • Martin Luther College (B.A., 2008)

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

Representative Corporate Matters

  • Represented private equity firm in complex $330 million debt and equity financing
  • Represented owner in $24 million equity sale

Representative Restructuring Matters

  • Represented second-lien lender with $34 million exposure in corporate debtor’s bankruptcy
  • Represented equity committee in corporate debtor’s $1.44 billion bankruptcy

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of California