PORTLAND, Ore., May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stoel Rives LLP, a member of the Am Law 200 and Oregon's largest and market-leading corporate law firm, announces that Kevin D. Burnett has joined the firm as a partner in the firm's Corporate Group in Portland. Burnett is a former partner with K&L Gates where he served as coordinator for their banking and asset finance group.
Burnett focuses on corporate transactional matters, including the representation of strategic and private equity buyers in mergers and acquisitions, assisting growth companies with bridge and venture capital financings, and serving as general outside counsel to growth and middle market companies. His practice involves the representation of sponsors, borrowers and lenders on a variety of complex debt financing transactions, including leveraged acquisition financings, ABL facilities, energy and infrastructure financings and venture debt transactions.
"Kevin brings a wealth of experience in corporate legal matters facing energy, oil and gas, natural resources, banking, finance and technology companies which complements our strong presence in these industries," said Corporate Group leader Jason M. Brauser. "His deep expertise in debt finance and mergers and acquisitions makes him a perfect fit for our firm."
"Stoel Rives fosters a transparent and collaborative environment that works to improve the value we provide to our clients," said Burnett. "The one-firm mentality and cross-market knowledge provides our attorneys with the tools and resources to be efficient and effective for our clients."
Admitted to practice in Oregon, California and Washington, Burnett earned his bachelor's degree in International Relations from Stanford University and his juris doctor, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law. He has served in the U.S. Army as a Russian linguist and intelligence analyst.
About Stoel Rives LLP: Stoel Rives is a leading U.S. corporate and litigation law firm. One of the largest national firms focused on energy, natural resources, environmental law and climate change, Stoel Rives also serves the agribusiness, food and beverage, health care, life sciences and technology industries. With more than 350 attorneys operating out of 10 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia, Stoel Rives is a leader in regulatory and compliance matters, business, labor and employment law, intellectual property, land use, real estate development and construction law.
Contact Stoel Rives LLP:
Jasmine Trillos-Decarie, Chief Business Development Officer, 206.386.7637
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