Areas of Practice

Business Law

Business matters. Small, mid-sized, or large. Local, national or international. Business is the machine that drives our economy, our businesses, and supports the communities where we live and thrive.

Business. Matters.

So, when Northwest businesses need experienced, skillful, strategic legal counsel, they turn to Lynch Conger LLP. It is fair to say that this Oregon firm offers a wealth of experienced legal counsel and ability to businesses throughout Oregon – and beyond. With a reputation that is unmatched here in Oregon, we will do all we can to ensure your legal needs are met. Top “Pre-eminent” rated by Martindale Hubbell for legal ethics and ability, and honored year after year by Oregon SuperLawyers, we understand that much rides on the success of your business and effective resolution of conflict. Let us put our experience and legal skill to work for you.

Business Practice Areas

Emerging Business

Start-up companies and emerging businesses are among the fastest growing in the Pacific Northwest. Whether you are creating a new technology, expanding your company, or preparing to launch a new business entity, the attorneys at Lynch Conger LLP are here to provide you with experienced and strategic legal counsel.

We help entrepreneurs succeed by providing them with a sound legal foundation. Timely and practical advice is essential in building or expanding businesses. We are the counsel these businesses turn to as they help build healthy economies here in Oregon and beyond, including:

  • Entity formation
  • Private equity financing
  • Securities
  • Restructuring
  • Venture capital
  • Health care
  • Software

Energy Law

Lynch Conger LLP is one of Oregon’s preeminent law firms in representing energy interests. Our firm is experienced and knowledgeable in the legal and political processes regarding energy issues. We help our clients stay proactive, and react efficiently in the fast-paced, ever-changing energy market.

Practice Areas

Our team of attorneys are experienced in counseling established and emerging businesses- involved in both traditional and renewable energy ventures-about how to navigate the legal and political processes associated with energy law. Our practice areas include:
  • Counseling businesses about energy infrastructure development
  • Keeping clients informed about state and federal regulatory issues
  • Navigating local, state, and federal land use requirements
  • Acquiring, financing, and developing wind, solar, hydro, and biomass facilities across the Northwest
  • Helping clients build and manage energy businesses in compliance with state and federal employment law
  • Representing clients in arbitration and litigation, when necessary

Financial Transactions

Lynch Conger LLP is one of the most highly sought-after legal teams to represent lenders and borrowers in sophisticated and often complex financial transactions in the Pacific Northwest. Our knowledge of – and experience with – major players in the financial market allows us to provide strategic value to every one of our clients’ transactions. From structuring the transaction through documentation, negotiation, and closing, we do all we can to meet our clients’ needs and reach a successful outcome.

Our Services

Our attorneys assist clients in commercial and real estate lending, structured contracts, master plan developments, affordable housing, workouts, and syndicated credits. The attorneys at Lynch Conger LLP have over a century of combined experience, and have represented clients in a broad range of financial activities, including:
  • Serving as principal negotiator and drafter for stock sales that range from a few hundred-thousand dollars, to over $200 million;
  • Assisting public, private and commercial lenders in negotiating and closing over $1 billion in commercial real estate and business loans in West coast states;
  • Providing experienced legal counsel and business planning to our clients about revolving loans, corporate acquisitions, equipment financing, convertible debt offering, and other transactional issues.

Mergers & Acquisitions

The attorneys at Lynch Conger LLP are widely respected in Oregon for their skill and experience in complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions. We have successfully represented both private and public entities, and our experienced legal team offers a coordinated and experienced one-stop approach for companies involved in transactions.

Our Business Expertise

Successful mergers and acquisitions often require expertise in fields beyond corporate and securities law. When evaluating our clients’ needs, we draw on our team’s collective experience and knowledge about a myriad of issues that frequently arise in complex business transactions, including:

  • Complex Acquisitions, including Europe and Asia
  • Private and commercial Real Estate Law, including advice on financing and leasing
  • Federal, state, and local Tax Planning for individuals, families, and businesses
  • Civil litigation and claims assessment
  • Compliance with state and federal Anti-Trust Law and Regulations

At Lynch Conger LLP, we operate as a team and customarily include client representatives,accountants, financial advisors, and others in order to provide thorough advice and execute all transactions in the best interests of our clients.

Securities Law & Litigation

Lynch Conger LLP has provided legal counsel on a broad range of securities transactions,including the issuance of equity and debt securities in IPO’s, secondary financing, and exempt offerings for established and emerging companies.

Advice and counsel regarding federal and state securities laws is often time-sensitive. Our securities attorneys have considerable knowledge of the industry, and proven skills in solving difficult problems effectively and efficiently.

We also offer expert litigation counsel regarding employment claims in the securities industry, as well disputes involving securities brokers/dealers, lawsuits regarding unfair competition, trade secrets, fraud, or misleading customers.

The business and litigation attorneys of Lynch Conger LLP are also available to assist with internal compliance reviews, and represent broker-dealers and registered representatives in administrative investigations and enforcement proceedings.

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