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Ryan James York

Securities offerings Attorney at Bellevue, WA

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About Ryan

Learn Ryan’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Securities offerings
    60%
    Representing public companies in securities offerings, securities compliance and corporate governance

    22 years, 60 cases

  2. Mergers and acquisitions
    30%
    Representing private and public companies in both buy and sell side merger and acquisition transactions

    22 years, 40 cases

  3. Venture capital
    10%
    Representing private companies and private equity funds in capital raising transactions

    22 years, 40 cases

I am a  partner in the firm's corporate finance group.  Primarily focusing on securities, late stage venture captial, mergers and acquisition, and general corporate law for a variety of public and private entities for financial services, wireless communications and technology companies.

Licensed for 21 years
State WA
Status Active
Acquired 2005
Updated 02/01/2023
State OR
Status Inactive
Acquired 2001
Updated 12/11/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Ryan

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
777 108th Ave NE
Suite 2300
Bellevue, WA, 98004-5149

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Posted by anonymous | December 17, 2008
Ryan is great!
As our general counsel, Ryan has been instrumental in guiding our company through all of the trials and tribulations of a startup technology company (financing, contract negotiations, Board relations, etc.) His expertise is matched only by his integrity.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 7.0 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • 2005 - Present
  • Associate
  • Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Associate
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • 2001 - 2004
  • Law Clerk
  • Oregon Department of Justice
  • 1999 - 1999
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Education

  • Willamette University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • Willamette University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • Acquisition of portfolio for private equity-backed company
  • Hostile takeover defense for McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, Inc.
  • Acquisition of Confirma, Inc. by Merge Healthcare
  • Successful Completion of M&A
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Associations

  • Washington Technology Industry Association
  • Fast Pitch Forum Committee
  • 2009 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Washington Technology Industry Association
  • Member - Investment Forum Steering Committee
  • 2007 - 2008
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Honors and Awards

  • Law Review
  • 1999
  • Dean's List
  • Willamette University College of Law
  • 1999

Publications

  • DWT Advisory Bulletin
  • Congressional Bailout Bill: Highlights for Financial Service and Public Reporting Companies
  • 2008
  • Willamette Law Review
  • Visages of Janus: The Heavy Burden of Other Constituency Anti-Takeover Statutes On Shareholders and the Efficient Market for Corporate Control
  • 2002
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Speaking Engagements

  • WTIA Investment Forum
  • Clean-Tech and Online Communities
  • 2008
  • Early Stage Investment Forum
  • Angel Financing Term Sheets
  • 2007

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Bellevue Securities offerings Lawyer Ryan James York
Ryan James York
Securities offerings Attorney
Bellevue, WA
Licensed for 21 years
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