Brenton Twitchell partners with growing technology and services businesses to proactively and thoughtfully guide them through the legal aspects of achieving their business objectives. A partner of Miller Nash LLP, Brenton routinely assists owners and management in: (i) navigating complex mergers and acquisitions; (ii) creating and structuring legal entities and businesses.; (ii) raising capital through private securities offerings; (iii) forming strategic alliances; (iv) managing vendor, supplier, and contractor relationships; (v) complying with fiduciary and governance obligations; and (vi) planning around incentivizing employees and issues related to succession. Brenton has represented companies from a variety of industries, including technology, services, biotech, renewable energy, food and beverage, real estate, manufacturing, and the nonprofit sector.
Outside of the office, Brenton (an Eagle Scout himself) has recently served as a Boy Scout youth leader and a youth soccer coach in the Magnolia Soccer Club (U7). Brenton actively volunteers for Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), the preeminent U.S.-based NGO devoted to the protection of unaccompanied and separated children, representing an asylum-seeker originally from Guatemala. He is also a participating member of the Association for Corporate Growth’s Seattle chapter.
Before private practice, Brenton served as a law clerk to Justice James M. Johnson of the Washington State Supreme Court and was a project supervisor at a class action administrator. Brenton received his J.D. from the University of Arizona, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, and his B.A. from Brigham Young University (Provo), magna cum laude. Brenton lived in the Amazon River region of Brazil for a few years and is fluent in written and spoken Portuguese.