Professional Biography

Danielle Benderly Partner

  • Portland

    D +1.503.727.2011

    F +1.503.727.2222


    1120 NW Couch Street, 10th Floor

    Portland, OR 97209-4128




Danielle Benderly provides in-depth counsel to public companies with respect to their corporate governance and securities regulation, SEC reporting and stock exchange (NYSE or Nasdaq) and SEC compliance needs, as well as insider trading issues under Section 16, Rule 144 and Rule 10b-5. Danielle works with companies in various industries, including semiconductor, retail, software, technology, energy, manufacturing, transportation and biotech, ranging in size from small cap to Fortune 500 companies.  Danielle's practice also focuses on providing in-depth counsel to public and emerging growth companies, as well as individual executives, with respect to stock options, restricted stock, restricted stock units (RSUs), employee stock purchase plans (ESPPs), and other stock-based executive compensation design and interpretation issues, including for public and private securities offerings, initial public offerings (IPOs), mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions and ongoing securities compliance and compensation disclosure obligations. Danielle is a frequent speaker and author on these issues, including the Executive Compensation Disclosure Handbook and many client updates.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 - 2021: Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Listed in Oregon Law and Politics, “Oregon Rising Stars,” 2008, 2011