As an Associate in the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group, Ryan focuses his practice on due diligence for equity offerings for startup and emerging growth companies, legal research and analysis, and general corporate governance matters.
Prior to joining Morse, Ryan was an Associate at full-service law firm in Rochester, NY, where he advised publicly held and private companies in federal securities compliance and corporate governance matters. His experience includes counseling public companies with respect to regulatory requirements, including the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and NYSE and Nasdaq rules, as well as corporate governance best practices. In addition, his experience includes drafting disclosure documents for public companies and transactional documents for capital raising, including registration statements and private placement memoranda. Ryan also successfully advised start-up and microcap companies regarding compliance with federal and state securities laws in connection with private offerings.
Outside the office
Ryan is a long-time Buffalo Bills fan. Outside the office, Ryan enjoys playing basketball, weightlifting, running, and spending time with his family and friends.
News & Events
Morse Welcomes Dennis Parad and Ryan Whelpley to the Firm
March 18, 2021