Austin Highberger

Direct: (503) 303-3108

Austin Highberger’s practice focuses on corporate matters, with an emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, equity finance and other corporate transactions. He has extensive experience in private and public debt and equity financings, securities compliance and corporate governance. He has handled various types of transactions for both strategic and financial acquirers, including asset transactions, entity transactions, mergers and recapitalizations. His clients include private equity buyers and other active business acquirers, as well as regional target companies. Austin also assists clients in the negotiation and documentation of material agreements and general commercial matters.


  • Willamette University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
  • Linfield College, B.A., Business Administration, Finance

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon

Prior Firm Experience

  • Perkins Coie LLP (Portland, Oregon)

Memberships and Activities

  • Named "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in Corporate/M&A (Oregon) by Chambers USA, 2023
  • Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Executive Committee, Member
  • Regis St. Mary Foundation, Vice President
  • Lewis & Clark Small Business Legal Clinic, Pro Bono Attorney
  • St. Francis Catholic Church, Pastoral and Finance Council Member (2015 – 2020)
  • St. Andrew Legal Clinic, Race for Justice Committee Member (2012 – 2016)
  • Willamette Law Review, Business Editor (2010 – 2011)

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