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Jesse M. Kobernick

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Jesse M. Kobernick
Jesse M. Kobernick

About Jesse

Jesse Kobernick represents clients throughout the Pacific Northwest on a wide range of complex business transactional matters, including mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, stock and asset purchase agreements, and restructurings. He also advises clients with respect to corporate governance, commercial agreements, securities law compliance, and debt and equity offerings. Jesse’s clients include private and public companies in a variety of industries, including consumer products & services, alcoholic beverages, energy, technology, construction, manufacturing, banking, and professional services.

Jesse is licensed in Washington and Texas and has practiced in firms in Seattle and Dallas. Before joining Miller Nash, Jesse served as supervising lawyer for the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at the University of Washington School of Law, an innovative program that teams law and business students with pro bono attorneys and business advisors.

Representative Experience

  • Mergers and Acquisitions; Strategic Alliances (Prior to Joining Miller Nash) Plus
    • Represented a private equity firm in its acquisition of a technology company.

    • Represented a storage facilities company in its acquisition of a competitor.

    • Represented a Canadian technology company in the sale of all of its stock.

    • Represented a Delaware disaster insurance and recovery corporation in negotiations to sell to a competitor.

    • Represented a brewery software company in its merger with a competitor.

    • Provided corporate counsel in the sale of a large parcel of real property and a related LLC dissolution.

    • Represented a Delaware oil servicing LLC in a joint venture with a solar energy company.

    • Represented a private equity company in a minority investment in a Tennessee corporation.

    • Represented an Oregon winery in a preferred stock offering.

    • Represented a Texas bank holding company in an initial public offering.

    • Represented the underwriters in an initial public offering of a Georgia bank holding company.



  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2014
    • Editor, Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law
    • Moot Court Board
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, cum laude, political science, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2019
  • Texas, 2014


Professional Plus
  • University of Washington Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, Supervising Lawyer Volunteer, 2020-2021
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Bar Association, Member


  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® (Vancouver, WA)
    • Corporate Law, 2024-present
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024-present
    • Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2024-present
    • Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, 2022-present

Outside the Office

Outside the office, Jesse enjoys spending time with his wife and their two daughters.

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