Brent L. Jones Joins Growing Corporate Group at Stoel Rives in Seattle

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SEATTLE — Stoel Rives LLP, an Am Law 200 law firm, announced today that Brent L. Jones has joined the firm’s Seattle office as a partner in the Corporate group. Stoel is actively growing its Corporate practice in Seattle to meet increasing demand for legal services in M&A, corporate governance, securities, debt and equity financing, fund formation and investment and general corporate work among companies in the Pacific Northwest.

“Our goal is to be the leading firm in the region for mid-market M&A work, and Brent’s deep experience with Seattle businesses, including mid-market companies in key industries such as logistics, fishing and natural resources, make him an excellent fit with our expansion plans,” said Vanessa Soriano Power, Managing Partner of Stoel Rives’ Seattle office.

A top-rated attorney in Seattle, Jones was previously a Principal at Foster Garvey PC. For more than 20 years, he has been counseling clients on business and corporate finance law matters, with a strong focus on mergers and acquisitions, business strategy, ownership structures, and corporate governance. Jones is a trusted and experienced advisor to companies in a wide range of industries, including marine services, transportation and logistics, commercial fishing, natural resources, healthcare, and insurance, and working with private equity firms investing in regional companies.

“Stoel Rives has a long-standing reputation for providing the highest level of legal counsel in Seattle, and I am excited to join its strong and growing regional Corporate practice,” Jones said. “At Stoel, I will be working with a top-notch M&A team and look forward to serving my clients over a broader platform.”

Jones received his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 1999 and holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington.

“Brent brings strong transactional and advisory experience and first-hand knowledge of the region and business community that will be extremely valuable to our clients as we continue to expand our Corporate practice,” said Duff Bryant, Partner & Chair of the Corporate Group at Stoel Rives. “Currently, Stoel’s Corporate practice has over 75 attorneys across our offices nationally, and we anticipate steady growth in Seattle, which has been a particularly strong market for transactional and other corporate work.”

Stoel Rives’ Seattle office has served the Pacific Northwest for more than 100 years. The firm offers full-service solutions in corporate, finance, environmental, labor & employment, intellectual property, tax, employee benefits, energy, health care, estate planning, and all aspects of business litigation.

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