Neil Nathanson

Neil Nathanson

Perkins Coie LLP

Recognized since 2007

Portland, Oregon

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Venture Capital Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Venture Capital Law
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Neil Nathanson, a partner in the firm's Business practice, focuses on emerging technology company representation. He advises startups and other emerging growth companies in venture, angel and other private and public equity and debt financings, corporate governance, securities law, mergers and acquisitions, and computer and Internet law. He also represents angels, venture capital funds and private equity firms on portfolio investments.


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


  • Stanford University , J.D., graduated 1992

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, Oregon State Bar


  • Oregon Entrepreneur's Network - Director

Federal Clerkships

  • United States District Court

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 - 2021 - Venture Capital Law

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

  • Venture Capital Law, Portland, OR (2021)

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

  • Venture Capital Law
  • Corporate Law

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