Emily Maass has joined Lane Powell’s Portland office as an Associate on the Corporate, Securities and M&A Team. Maass advises businesses, boards of directors and nonprofit organizations on corporate governance, state and federal regulatory compliance, annual shareholder and board meeting preparation, and corporate financing.
As former Deputy Legislative Counsel for the Office of the Oregon Legislative Counsel, Maass served as a subject matter expert in real property transactions, land use, housing, and geology and mineral industries. She testified before legislative bodies and drafted proposed legislation, amendments and formal legal opinions in these areas.
In addition to her corporate practice, Maass has assisted clients in all stages of the business lifecycle on complex litigation including strategy building, discovery, pleadings and motion practice, and trial preparation. She has also represented Alaska Native Corporations and tribal entities in corporate governance and government contracting with a focus on Section 8(a) matters.
Maass received her J.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School and her B.A. in Political Science & Government and Psychology from Hollins University. She is licensed to practice in Oregon and Alaska.
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