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About Ryan

Accounting-savvy corporate counsel, all-star client service

Ryan Morrison is an experienced corporate lawyer addressing the needs of public companies. Working with clients in a broad range of industries, he advises on:

  • Corporate finance
  • Regulatory compliance, including securities and insurance matters
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • General corporate counseling

Ryan brings added insight from his background in accounting to address corporate finance issues and a client’s capital needs. Nationally recognized for client service, he builds highly collaborative working relationships with clients, partnering with their management teams to unravel business and legal challenges and develop solutions that are both creative and practical.

Experience in Action

  • Representing issuers and underwriters in securities offerings and buybacks.
  • Counseling public companies on a full range of regulatory and other corporate matters, including their disclosure duties, corporate governance, director independence and takeover defenses.
  • Representing acquirers, targets, independent directors and financial advisers in mergers and other acquisition transactions, including tender offers.
  • Providing general corporate representation to public and private companies.

Professional Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2018-present: Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers® "Rising Stars" (2007–2010: Securities & Corporate Finance)
  • BTI Consulting Group “Client Service All-Star" (2021, 2022)

Professional & Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association, member
  • Wisconsin Bar Association, member
  • Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, Milwaukee chapter, secretary and treasurer
  • Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate & Securities Law Institute–Chicago, Planning Committee, member
  • Raymond School Foundation, founding board member

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