Mary Ann Frantz - Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP

Mary Ann Frantz

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Mary Ann Frantz, a partner, joined Miller Nash Graham & Dunn in 1978 and leads the firm's securities practice team. Her practice is concentrated on equity and debt placements, SEC reporting compliance, public and private corporate governance issues, mergers, acquisitions, and sales of businesses, shareholder meetings and proxy contests, executive compensation, and business transactions.

Companies that Mary Ann advises with respect to securities and corporate issues include Barrett Business Services, Inc.; Big ML, Inc.; Capital Pacific Bancorp; and Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.

Stanford UniversityJ.D. 1978Stanford UniversityBA 1975
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington

Case History

Merger of Widmer Brothers Brewing and Redhook Ale Brewery — Represented Widmer Brothers Brewing in merger with Redhook Ale Brewery and became counsel to the combined company, Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.
Common Stock Offering by Barrett Business Services, Inc. — Represented Barrett Business Services in follow-on offering of approximately $35 million of common stock
Merger of Capital Pacific Bancorp with Pacific Continental Corporation — Represented Capital Pacific Bancorp in negotiating merger agreement and securities and executive compensation issues in connection with its acquisition by Pacific Continental Corporation
Series A Preferred Stock Offerings by BigML, Inc. — Represented BigML, Inc., in offerings of two subseries of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock.
Offering of Common Stock and Warrants by CytoDyn Inc. — Represented CytoDyn Inc. in private placement of $14.5 million in common stock and warrants

Office Location

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

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law of the Portland-OR Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law of the Portland-OR Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Securities / Capital Markets Law of the Portland-OR Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Securities Regulation of the Portland-OR Metro Area
Mary Ann Frantz has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Mary Ann Frantz has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Mary Ann Frantz has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Mary Ann Frantz has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law (Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Transactions)
Corporate Law (Banking, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation, General Corporate, IPO, Mergers & Acquisitions, Publicly-Held Companies, Securities, Transactions)
Securities / Capital Markets Law (Banking, Corporate, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, Disclosure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Transactions)
Securities Regulation

Other Information

Gender: Female