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Stephen C. Hardesty

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Perkins Coie LLP

Stephen Hardesty is a partner in the firm's Business practice with more than 20 years of experience representing emerging companies and private companies in diverse industries.  Both domestically and in China, he counsels clients on fund formations, venture investments, mergers and acquisitions, private placement offerings and real estate acquisitions, among other related corporate transactions.

Stephen has significant experience handling corporate finance matters. He has led numerous venture capital financings and has recently served as counsel for a structured finance lender issuing nearly one billion dollars in rated asset-backed bonds.


  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Ranked by Chambers USA as “America’s Leading Corporate/Commercial Lawyers,” 2012 - present

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1111 West Jefferson Street, Suite 500
Boise, ID 83702-5391
Phone: 208-387-7550
Firm Phone: 208-343-3434

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law (Entrepreneurial)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law


  • Earlham College (BA)
  • University of California, Davis School of Law (J.D.)

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho State Bar
  • The State Bar of California

Organizations & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association — Member
  • California State Bar Association — Member
  • Idaho State Bar Association — Member