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Ryan Gunderson

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