Sam Gardiner is a partner of Stoel Rives who for over 22 years has been a trusted advisor to his clients in a full range of transactional matters. Sam’s M&A experience includes counseling buyers or sellers in financial or strategic transactions involving private or public companies in a wide variety of industries. Sam also advises companies and investors in early-stage, venture capital and other private equity financings, debt financings, registered public equity financings, PIPEs, recapitalizations, restructurings and strategic partnering transactions. In just the last decade, Sam has assisted clients in more than 100 mergers and acquisitions, financings, or similar transactions.
Clients value Sam’s counsel on corporate governance, executive compensation, securities regulation and other compliance and commercial issues. These clients range from startups and other emerging private companies to established public corporations. Sam also represents boards of directors, institutional and individual investors and lenders and entrepreneurs and investment banks.