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Ryan M. Adrian

Senior Associate
Denver

Ryan M. Adrian

Ryan Adrian works with clients on all aspects of their transactional needs.

Ryan's practice focuses on representing strategic companies, public companies, emerging companies, and private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies. He provides comprehensive advice on acquisitions and investments, divestitures, financings, partnerships, joint ventures, and other strategic considerations.

Additionally, Ryan partners with clients on addressing their general corporate matters that span the life of a company, including formation and governance matters, equity and debt considerations, structuring and negotiation of commercial relationships, and advising on strategic alternatives. His wide range of industry focus includes healthcare services and technologies, medical devices, consumer products, travel and leisure, entertainment, and technology.

In law school, Ryan served as a senior editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. During the summer following his first year of law school, he worked at a boutique strategic counseling and appellate litigation firm based in Washington, D.C., advising clients on business considerations in connection with the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, and drafting petitions for Supreme Court litigation. Ryan also worked for the Massachusetts Office of Information Technology, negotiating Massachusetts' software procurement contracts and promoting Open Source software development and licensing.

Representative Experience

Advised OptumHealth Care Solutions, Inc. in connection with its US$600m acquisition of Alere Health, LLC.

Advised Optum, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Medsynergies, Inc., a leading provider of health management services.

Advised OtterBox in connection with its acquisition of LifeProof.

Advised KSL Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of WellBiz Brands, Inc., including Elements Massage, Fitness Together, and Fit36.

Advised OptumRx with its acquisition of AxelaCare Health Solutions, a leading provider of home infusion solutions.

Advise Anschutz Entertainment Group on strategic and joint venture transactions.

Education and admissions

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2010
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2007

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Colorado
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