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Ryan D. Maughn


Ryan Maughn focuses his practice on business transactions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, private securities offerings, commercial contracting as well as general corporate and business law. His experience includes early stage equity and debt financing; target and acquirer representation in mergers and acquisitions; and private securities placements. Ryan regularly provides general outside counsel services, including drafting and reviewing a variety of form commercial licenses, contracts and agreements.

Representative Experience

Commercial agreements for various companies

Draft and negotiate various commercial contracts. (Ongoing)

Equity financing for various companies

Provide counsel to issuers in private placement of securities and compliance with state regulatory filings. (Ongoing)

Stock option plan for New Seasons Market LLC.

Ongoing assistance with securities registration related to stock option plan. (Ongoing)

Edison Commercial Energy Services

Represented Edison Commercial Energy Services in the acquisition of SoCore Energy, a Chicago based solar project development company. (2013)

Stock sale of POP, Inc.

Sale of digital agency to Advance Publications, Inc. (2013)

Auction and sale of Williams Controls, Inc.

Represented Williams Controls, Inc., a global manufacturer of electronic engine and throttle controls serving the heavy truck and heavy equipment industry, in its auction and $125,000,000 sale to Curtiss-Wright Corporation. (2012)

Initial public offering for HomeStreet, Inc.

Represented HomeStreet in its $100 million initial public offering. (2012)

Corporate restructuring for Owen Roe Winery

Counsel to owners regarding restructure and ongoing representation of business. (2011)

Debt financing for JELD-WEN, Inc.

Acted as issuer’s counsel in connection with the 144A offering of JELD-WEN, Inc.’s $460,000,000 of senior secured notes. (2011)

Merger of McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants

Represented McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants in its negotiated $131,000,000 merger with Landry’s Restaurants, Inc., following the defeat of Landry's previously announced hostile tender offer. (2011)

Additional Qualifications

  • Pro Bono Counsel, Mercy Corps, Portland, Ore., 2009
  • Summer Associate, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Portland, Ore., 2008
  • Judicial Clerk, Hon. Elspeth B. Cypher, Massachusetts Appeals Court, Boston, 2007
  • Paralegal, Forrester Research, Inc., Cambridge, Mass., 2005-2009

Professional & Community Activities

  • Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Oregon State Bar, Business Law Section

Professional Recognition

  • Selected to "Oregon Rising Stars," Thomson Reuters, 2014