Professional Biography

Allan R. Abravanel Partner

  • Washington, D.C.

    D +1.202.654.6239

    F +1.202.654.9683

    Washington, D.C.

    700 13th Street, NW, Suite 600

    Washington, DC


  • Portland

    D +1.503.727.2039

    F +1.503.727.2222


    1120 NW Couch Street, 10th Floor

    Portland, OR




Allan Abravanel, a partner in the firm's Corporate practice, focuses his practice in the areas of corporate securities, international law, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, license agreements, and municipal finance.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 - 2018: Corporate Law
  • Listed in Chambers USA, "America's Leading Business Lawyers," 2005 - 2009
  • Listed in Oregon Law & Politics, "Oregon Super Lawyers," 2006, 2011
  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent in Martindale-Hubbell
    (AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)

Professional Leadership

  • State of Oregon International Trade Commission, Chair
  • Oregon NAFTA Coalition, Chair
  • Pacific Northwest International Trade Association, Board of Directors
  • Oregon District Export Council, Board of Directors
  • Oregon State Bar Association, International Law Section, Board of Directors
  • Chamber of Commerce of Portland, Oregon, Board of Directors
  • Oregon Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies Center, Board of Directors, 2008 - present

Related Employment

  • International Legal Center, New York, fellowship for work and study in Lima, Peru, involving agrarian law, petroleum law and Peruvian judicial institutions, 1972 - 1974
  • Office of Congressman Benjamin S. Rosenthal, U.S. House of Representatives, Legislative Assistant, 1969




Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia

  • Oregon

  • New York


  • Harvard Law School, J.D.,
    cum laude
    , 1971
  • Yale University, B.A., History,
    magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
    , 1968


  • Spanish