Ryan Lynch represents clients across all aspects of life as a public company. He advises companies, boards of directors, and senior management across industries on strategic corporate transactions, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions involving public and private targets
  • SPAC business combinations
  • Initial public offerings (IPOs) and follow-on equity offerings
  • Debt offerings
  • Post-transaction corporate governance, periodic reporting, and public company compliance

Mr. Lynch has particular experience representing foreign private issuers (FPIs) in cross-border M&A and accessing the US capital markets.

A versatile corporate lawyer, Mr. Lynch forges long-term relationships with clients to advance their business objectives and drive transformative transactions to successful close.

Mr. Lynch’s representative experience includes:

Mergers and Acquisitions:

  • Enerplus Corporation in its pending US$11 billion merger with Chord Energy
  • Chesapeake Energy in its pending US$24 billion merger with Southwestern Energy Company
  • Consolidated Communications in its pending US$3.1 billion take-private transaction with Searchlight Capital and BCI
  • Otonomo Technologies in its merger with Urgent.ly
  • TotalEnergies in its US$1.6 billion acquisition of half of GIP’s interest in Clearway Group
  • Sprague Resource’s Conflicts Committee in its merger with Hartree Partners
  • Falcon Minerals in its US$1.9 billion merger with Desert Peak Minerals
  • Enagás S.A. in its equity investment in Tallgrass Energy
  • Shell Midstream Partners’ Conflicts Committee in a US$4 billion dropdown and simplification transaction
  • Equitrans Midstream in its US$1.8 billion acquisition of EQM Midstream Partners
  • Citizen Energy in its US$1 billion acquisition of Roan Resources
  • PAO TMK in its US$1.2 billion sale of IPSCO Tubulars to Tenaris S.A.
  • FMC Technologies in its US$13 billion merger-of-equals transaction with Technip S.A.

SPAC Business Combinations for:

  • Desktop Metal
  • Innoviz Technologies
  • Blaize
  • Above Food
  • Otonomo Technologies
  • Hub Cyber Security
  • Nogin
  • Kin Insurance
  • Union Square Hospitality Group

IPOs for:

  • Diversified Energy Company (direct listing on NYSE)
  • Enlight Renewable Energy
  • Lux Health Tech Acquisition
  • Antero Midstream GP
  • JP Energy Partners
  • VTTI Energy Partners 

Debt Offerings for:

  • TotalEnergies
  • Waste Connections
  • Quanta Services
  • Arch Resources
  • Kimco Realty
  • Venator Materials
  • Bruin E&P
  • Western Midstream

Bar Qualification

  • Texas


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2013
    cum laude, Dean's List
  • BA, Georgetown University, 2010
    summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa