PORTLAND, OR; Seattle, WA (March 30, 2022) – Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. is excited to announce our new talent to serve the Natural Resources industry. With Tim Nicholson, Ben Fetherston, and Mike Mahoney, we have added to our transactional, business, and litigation services.

“Tim, Ben, and Mike have intimate experience with the challenges in our Natural Resources clients’ industries,” Schwabe’s Natural Resources Industry Group Leader Ryen Godwin said. “Their dedication to truly understanding the opportunities and roadblocks our clients face allows them to offer unique insight and powerful perspective. We are pleased to have them on the team.”

Tim Nicholson 

Tim is a corporate and real estate transactional lawyer with extensive experience counseling those in the forest products, agricultural, and agribusiness sectors. His work includes mergers and acquisitions, secured financing, real property transactions and operational matters, commercial contract review and negotiation, board management advice, and governance matters. With over a decade of experience in the agricultural sector before practicing law, Tim approaches his clients’ concerns with the industry knowledge and perspective needed to help them assess and manage the challenges ahead.

Ben Fetherston 
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Ben is a lawyer whose practice focuses on agricultural and food processing clients. He is a skilled attorney with over 40 years of experience advising large, midsize, and small businesses, including food processors and farms throughout Washington and Oregon. Ben is a seasoned advocate who provides counsel on corporate and commercial matters, real estate transactions, estate law, and estate planning. Ben understands the regulatory complexities imposed on food producers and manufacturers and can advise his clients on potential issues.

Mike Mahoney 

Mike helps clients address complex environmental issues and manage matters relating to environmental compliance. He has extensive experience advising clients on the environmental aspects of corporate and real estate transactions and routinely counsels clients on environmental regulatory matters and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.

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