name

J. Patrick Ryan

Member
Firm Logo

Dykema

Texas, USA
    Local Time: Wednesday 11:24

Practice Expertise

  • Corporate Finance
  • Food & Beverage
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business Services

Areas of Practice

  • Business Services
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Food & Beverage
  • Franchise Services
  • Health Care
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Annual Survey
  • Private Equity, Venture Capital & ...
  • Securities
  • Technology & Outsourcing Transactions
  • Technology & Sourcing Transactions
  • View More

Profile

J. Patrick “Pat” Ryan has counseled clients on a full range of corporate and securities matters, including private and public debt and equity financings; mergers and acquisitions; initial and secondary public offerings, from both the issuer and underwriter sides; going-private transactions; periodic SEC filings; SEC investigations; venture capital and other private financings; joint ventures; general contract negotiations; and other corporate matters. He has advised clients in the restaurant, retail, entertainment/gaming, healthcare/pharmaceuticals, auto rental, technology, energy finance and construction services industries.

In the franchising area, Pat has represented a number of nationwide franchisor entities in the preparation and registration of required disclosure documents and forms of agreement, in franchise offerings and sales conducted under state registrations and under the fractional franchise and other exemptions from federal and state disclosure/registration requirements, and in the negotiation of complex multi-state franchise and development agreements.

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1982

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1982
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1978

Areas of Practice

  • Business Services
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Food & Beverage
  • Franchise Services
  • Health Care
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Annual Survey
  • Private Equity, Venture Capital & Mezzanine Finance
  • Securities
  • Technology & Outsourcing Transactions
  • Technology & Sourcing Transactions

Meet our Firms and Professionals

WSG’s member firms include legal, investment banking and accounting experts across industries and on a global scale. We invite you to meet our member firms and professionals.