Ryan is an attorney in corporate and securities in the San Diego office of Gunderson Dettmer. He specializes in the representation of emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles, with a particular expertise in public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and SEC compliance.
Ryan has represented companies in a variety of public and private offerings, including initial public offerings, underwritten follow-on transactions, registered directs, at-the-market offerings and PIPEs. Ryan has also represented clients in numerous venture capital transactions and both selling and buying venture-backed companies.
Ryan serves as outside general counsel to a wide variety of technology companies, including life sciences, software, consumer internet and telecommunications.
Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Ryan practiced in the San Diego offices of Morrison & Foerster LLP and DLA Piper LLP.
- J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, University of San Diego School of Law.Lead Articles Editor, San Diego Law Review
- B.S., Finance, Brigham Young University – Marriott School of Management