©2018 by K. Bruce Knivila Legal Services and Consulting

 

Restructuring the Economics of Legal Services

Bruce uses technology and common sense to provide top-tier legal services at a fraction of the traditional cost.

He has more than 25 years of experience representing clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies.  His practice focuses on business transactions of all types and outside general counsel services.

 

Practice Areas

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Corporate

Mergers and Acquisitions

Joint Ventures

Strategic Alliances

Corporate Governance

Technology

Manufacturing

Administrative Law

Entity Formation

Practice Areas

Commercial Contracts

Professional Services

Consulting

Cloud-Based Services

Equipment Purchases

Technology Development

and  Licensing

Transportation and Shipping

Commercial Leasing

UCC Transactions

 

Consulting

Legal Process

Litigation Management
Procurement Workflow

Contract Management

Privacy and Data Security
Strategic Planning

IT Outsourcing

Vendor Management

 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

 

 

"Bruce has provided legal services for our company for many years. We have found his breadth of legal knowledge extraordinary. He provides us sound advice on countless legal matters for a very reasonable fee...a rarity in today's legal/business environment. We feel fortunate to have Bruce on our side and part of our team."

 

 

 

 Kevin Cox - President, EPIC Fuels

 

Get in Touch

bruce@knivila.com

503-758-6509

 

Bruce Knivila

Bruce has been practicing law for more than 25 years.  He worked at law firms both large and small before starting his own.  Although Bruce has both litigation and transactional experience, he currently focuses on business transactions and outside general counsel services.  He prides himself on providing value to clients through flat-fee and other alternative billing models.  Bruce attended Georgetown law school, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was appointed to the Order of the Coif.

Representative matters include:

Deals:

  • Aviation Services Joint Ventures - Negotiated joint venture and licensing agreements to establish strategic alliances among aviation service companies.

  • Telecommunication Service Contracts - Negotiated multi-million dollar telecommunication service agreements for a Fortune 500 company.

  • Premier Aviation Fuel Network - Represented an aviation fuel distributor in establishing a premier aviation fuel network located at strategic airports throughout the United States.

  • Commercial Contracts - Drafted and negotiated commercial agreements of all types for a Fortune 500 company. 

Cases:

  •  EPIC Aviation Canada, Inc. v. Petro Value Products Canada, Inc. (Case No. 10C-11369). Obtained a $1.4 million judgment in a contract dispute involving aviation fuel sales.

  • YWCA of Greater Portland v. Northwest Academy (Case No. 1302-01747).  Obtained the return of $300,000 in earnest money in litigation arising from a failed real estate transaction.

  • Gettig v. Enrich Media, Inc. and Blaha (Case No. 1201-00298).  Obtained a judgment of $175,000 in a securities fraud case.

Administrative Law:

  • Appointed as Special Assistant Attorney General to represent the Oregon Secretary of State in an election law matter.

  • Represented numerous companies in administrative proceedings and public contracting matters.