Texas Lawbook lists Latham Lawyers among the most prolific dealmakers in the state through the first half of 2023.
Ryan Maierson advises companies on M&A, capital markets, and SPAC transactions. He serves as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and previously served as Global Chair of Latham’s Public Company Representation Practice, Co-Chair of the firm’s ESG Task Force, and Chair of the firm’s Houston Corporate Department.
Mr. Maierson regularly guides public and private companies across industries — with a particular focus on energy, energy transition, and related technologies — on transactions including:
- Mergers and acquisitions
- IPOs and other securities offerings
- DeSPAC merger transactions
Mr. Maierson brings more than 25 years of extensive deal-making experience and a broad perspective to his transactional advice. He forges long-term relationships with clients to advance their business objectives while helping them navigate corporate-governance compliance and other public-company requirements.
He has garnered recognition from industry-leading publications, including Law360, Texas Best Lawyers, The Legal 500 US, Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, Who’s Who Legal, and Texas Super Lawyers. Mr. Maierson was ranked the #1 Public Company M&A Legal Advisor by Deal Count for 2021 and #3 Public Company M&A Legal Adviser by Deal Count for 2022, according to Deal Point Data.
Mr. Maierson, a native Houstonian, is a recognized thought leader with particular skill at distilling complex concepts into commercially responsive advice. He serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, where he has co-taught “Doing Deals” — a course on M&A practice — since 2008.