Brentley M. "Brent" Bullock

Brentley M. "Brent" Bullock


Perkins Coie LLP

Recognized since 2012

Portland, Oregon

Practice Areas

CleanTech Law

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Venture Capital Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Venture Capital Law
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Brent Bullock's practice focuses on the representation of emerging growth companies, established public and private companies, and venture capital and private equity investors in various corporate matters and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, and strategic partnerships, as well as corporate governance and securities law matters. With more than two decades of experience, Brent has been involved in hundreds of strategic transactions over the years, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and angel financings, public and private debt and equity financings, equipment financings, strategic partnerships and complex spin-outs and restructurings, ranging in size from under $10 million to well over $1 billion. He is also a leading aviation law lawyer.

Brent's clientele includes public and private companies such as Knowledge Universe, eBags, Northwest Natural, SureID, Omega Morgan, Associated British Foods, Evergreen Packaging, Dutch Bros. Coffee, Papa Murphy's and VetSource; venture capital and private equity funds such as Ignition Partners and Endeavour Capital; and emerging companies such as Simple Finance, Digital Trends, Chirpfy, Prolifiq Software and PacStar Communications.

Brent is widely recognized as a leading practitioner in the areas of corporate and securities law, having served as chair of the Business Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. He is also a regular speaker at various professional and industry seminars on topics such as mergers and acquisitions and venture capital and angel financings.

Location

  • 1120 Northwest Couch Street, 10th Floor
    Portland, OR 97209-4128

Education

  • Stanford University, J.D., graduated 1986
  • Oregon State University, BS, graduated 1983

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, Oregon State Bar

Affiliations

  • OSU Venture Accelerator - Chair, Advisory Board
  • Technology Association of Oregon - Director and Member of the Executive Committee
  • TiE Oregon - Director and Charter Member

Perkins Coie LLP
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

278 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

219 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Venture Capital Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Portland, OR (2023)
  • Venture Capital Law, Portland, OR (2022)
  • Venture Capital Law, Portland, OR (2016)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • CleanTech Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Special Focus

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Awards:

  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized as one of Portland's "Top Forty Under 40," Award presented by the Portland Business Journal, 2001
  • Listed in Oregon Law and Politics, "Oregon Super Lawyers," 2006 - present
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as "America's Leading Business Lawyers," 2004 - present
  • Recepient of James B. Castles Leadership Award presented by Oregon State Bar Business Law Section

Other Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

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