Kimball H. Ferris - Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP

Kimball H. Ferris

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 503-224-5858

Kimball Ferris joined Miller Nash Graham & Dunn in 2011 as a partner in its business practice. Kimball has practiced in the Portland, Oregon, area since 1978, emphasizing domestic and international business, finance, and real estate issues. He works closely with senior business executives and high-net-worth individuals in resolving their legal issues and concerns with creative and innovative approaches.

Kimball’s practice areas and experiences as outside general counsel include working both as a team leader and as a team member, providing advice and counsel on a wide and diverse variety of business transactional matters, including representing:

  • Buyers and sellers of businesses (from Fortune 100 to small retail, commercial, and professional companies, including cross-border transactions).
  • Institutional and private lenders and borrowers in the documentation of acquisition, construction, and take-out financing (in the real estate context); operating line, term loan, and related loan facilities (in the commercial context); workout and foreclosure practice related to problem loans; and fund-raising for start-ups.
  • Developers, investors, property owners, managers, landlords, and tenants in real estate development projects; industrial, office, commercial, and agricultural leases; condominium and homeowner association organization, maintenance, and dispute-resolution matters; golf-course development, operation, and sale; and the resolution of environmental and land use problems.
  • Business owners, high-net-worth individuals, and CEOs in entity selection and organization, capital raising, ongoing licensing and distribution arrangements, business and succession planning, negotiating executive employment agreements, and working with specialists to resolve tax, intellectual property, environmental, land use, entertainment, and sports law issues.
  • Cooperative utilities and privately owned start-up renewable energy companies and organizations (including torrefied biomass and hydrokinetic ocean energy projects) with transactional business advice and counsel.

Yale UniversityBA 1969University of Massachusetts AmherstUniversity of Massachusetts AmherstWillamette UniversityJ.D. 1978

Office Location

U.S. Bancorp Tower, Suite 3400
111 Southwest Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
United States

Practice Areas

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Corporate Compliance Law
Real Estate Law