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As a corporate attorney, Ryan applies an in-depth understanding of business priorities to help clients navigate acquisitions, financing, and other complex transactions.

Ryan is a corporate transactions attorney with a focus on counseling both public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, joint ventures and other commercial transactions. He has a broad base of transactional experience and represents clients across multiple industries, including business and financial services, energy and natural resources, and technology.

His experience includes leading roles in all aspects of M&A and corporate financing transactions, and he regularly counsels clients on enterprise-driven legal issues, including intellectual property, securities, and compliance. He also advises credit unions and nonprofits on corporate, transactional, and governance matters. Alongside his JD, Ryan earned a dual MBA degree, giving him a solid understanding of the business fundamentals that underpin clients’ companies.




  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law
  • M.B.A., West Virginia University College of Business and Economics
  • B.A., Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business


  • Texas

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Represented private equity funds in the acquisition of dozens of portfolio companies across multiple industries.
  • Served as local counsel to a sponsor in connection with tax equity financing of an approximately 275 MW solar facility and an approximately 125 MW battery energy storage system.
  • Served as local counsel to a sponsor in connection with tax equity financing of an approximately 265.5 MW wind facility.
  • Represented a nonprofit organization focused on youth outreach and care in the merger with a notable nonprofit organization.
  • Served as company counsel to issuers in dozens of public and private debt and equity offerings ranging from $70 to $350 million.
  • Represented borrowers in securing revolving credit facilities ranging from $50 to $250 million.
  • Advised in the early round financing for a variety of technology and service startups.
  • Represented financial institutions in connection with applications to state regulatory agencies, including applications related to M&A growth and entry into new geographic markets.
Outside the Office

As the father of two very young boys, Ryan devotes most of his free time to his family. He also loves outdoor activities and takes annual backpacking trips with friends. He’s both a diehard college football fan and a devoted supporter of the Arsenal Football Club.