Mike Morgan has more than 40 years of experience representing major publicly and privately held companies in a wide range of business transactions including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and various venture capital investments, proxy contests and strategic relationships. READ MORE
He is one of the most recognized lawyers in the Pacific Northwest, acting as regular outside counsel to well-known companies including Nordstrom, Inc., Bank of Hawaii Corporation and New Wave Group AB. Mike’s other representative clients include:
Mike has been involved in numerous public offerings as well as other conventional and innovative corporate finance transactions utilizing common stock, various forms of preferred stock, PIPES, straight debt and convertible debt. He regularly represents clients on corporate governance matters and also serves as counsel to Boards and Board committees and individual Board members of many companies. Mike has led Board and special committee investigations involving conflict of interest, corporate governance and enterprise risk management issues.
Mike’s M&A practice includes representing buyers and sellers in domestic and international deals. He frequently speaks at M&A and securities programs and has served on the advisory board of the Seattle University Center on Corporations, Law & Society’s Director Training Academy.
Chambers® USA’s America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has listed Mike as a “Leading Lawyer” and one of only six Washington attorneys with the highest Chambers® ranking. The publication indicates that he is “one of Seattle's most preeminent and most respected deal and corporate lawyers,” with clients enthusing that he is “available around-the-clock and often has out-of-the-box solutions to our issues."
Past Chairman and Board Member of Kline Galland which operates residential and community services for seniors
Past President and Board Member of the Samuel and Althea Stroum Jewish Community Center
Past Advisory Board Member, Seattle University Center on Corporations, Law and Society’s Directors Training Academy
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Washington State Bar Association
Member, King County Bar Association
Chambers® USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/Commercial
The Best Lawyers in America©, Corporate Governance, Corporate, Employment — Individuals, Employment — Management, Mergers & Acquisitions (1987-2020)
“Washington Super Lawyer,” Thomson Reuters, Mergers and Acquisitions (2003-2019)
“Top 100 Washington Super Lawyers,” Thomson Reuters, Mergers and Acquisitions (2011-2012, 2014)
Listed as one of Puget Sound’s top lawyers who completed “regions biggest deals of 2010,” Puget Sound Business Journal (February 25, 2011)
“Top Business Lawyer," Seattle Business magazine, Corporate Law (2008)
“Top Lawyer,” Washington CEO (2008)
AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
Before proceeding, please note: If you are not a current client of Lane Powell PC, please do not include any information in this email that you or someone else considers to be confidential or secret in nature. Prior to the establishment of a lawyer-client relationship, unsolicited emails from non-clients containing confidential or secret information cannot be protected from disclosure.