Steven M. Hedberg


Current Position

Senior Advisor
Perkins Coie LLP
1201 Third Avenue
49th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101

Tel: 206-359-6005
Fax: 206-359-7004

Class: XIX (2008)Circuit: Ninth


Portland State University, B.A. (1981)
Lewis & Clark School of Law, J.D. (1984)

Professional Career

Senior Advisor, Perkins Coie LLP (2023-)
Chief Operating Officer, Perkins Coie LLP (2013-2023)
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Aequitas Capital Management (2013)
Partner, Perkins Coie LLP (1992-13)
Partner, Miller Nash LLP (1988-92)
Associate, Miller Nash LLP (1985-88)
Associate, Weaver & Layne (1984-85)


American Bankruptcy Board of Certification, Board Certified/Business Bankruptcy Law (1993-2013)
CLLA Academy of Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Specialists, Board Certified/Creditors' Rights Law (1994-2013)
Commercial Law League, Bankruptcy & Insolvency Section (1992-)
Turnaround Management Association, Member (1991-)
American Bar Association: Committee on Business and Bankruptcy; Subcommittee on Bankruptcy Aspects of Transactions; Litigation Section (1991-)
American Bankruptcy Institute, Member (1990-); Commission to Study Chapter 11 Reform (2012-)


"Reinstatement: How Valuable is Below-Market Secured Debt?" 2009 Author
"Prepackaged And Prenegotiated Ch. 11 Plan," Bankruptcy Law360 2009 Author
"Directors' Duties in the Zone of Insolvency," 2009 Author
"Five Things Every Litigator Should Know About Bankruptcy and Insolvency," Oregon State Bar Litigation Section 2008 Author
"Counsel in the Crosshairs: Insolvency and Ethics Issues," Debtor-Creditor Newsletter Oregon State Bar 2007 Author
"The Church and Chapter 11," American Bar Association Chapter 11 Subcommittee 2005 Co-author
"Inside the Minds: The Art and Science of Bankruptcy Law," Representing a Debtor 2003 Author
"Turbulent Times Continue for Airline Industry," The Journal of Corporate Renewal 2003 Author


American Bankruptcy Board of Certification, Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law (1993-2013)
CLLA Academy of Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Specialists, Board Certified, Creditors' Rights Law (1994-2013)
Oregon Law and Politics, Oregon SuperLawyers (2006-2014)
Portland Business Journal, "40 Under 40" (Young leaders in Business Community) (1997)
Best Lawyers in America