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Ryan D. Maughn


Ryan Maughn is a Portland-based corporate and transactional attorney, focusing his practice on mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, and other business transactions, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare, insurance, technology, and hospitality industries. He also frequently acts as outside general counsel to emerging and established company clients, advising them on matters such as formation, financings, corporate governance, joint ventures, and commercial contracting.

Representative Experience

Acquisition of business for Hardwoods Distribution Inc.

Represented Hardwoods (TSX: HWD) in the acquisition, through its’ subsidiary, Rugby Holdings LLC, of Downes & Reader Hardwood Company Inc., a distributor of hardwood lumber products. (2017)

Ajinomoto North America Inc.

Stock acquisition of Cambrooke Therapeutics Inc. (2017)

Series A financing for startup

Represented bike-share system startup company in $12 million Series A financing led by premier Silicon Valley venture capitalists. (2017)

Sonic Healthcare USA acquisition of VantagePoint

M&A counsel to Sonic affiliate Physician’s Automated Laboratory in acquisition of the laboratory assets of VantagePoint Holdings and its affiliates. (2017)

West Coast Coffee Company Inc.

Represented West Coast Coffee Company Inc. in the sale of the company to Farmer Bros. Co. for $13.5 million. (2017)

Acquisition of business for Hardwoods Distribution Inc.

Represented Hardwoods (TSX: HWD) in the acquisition of Rugby Architectural Building Products, a distributor of architectural building products with more than 30 locations around the U.S. (2016)

Adaugeo Healthcare Solutions

Represented Adaugeo Healthcare Solutions in asset acquisition of medical practice. (2016)

Sale of Emerald Services Inc.

Represented Emerald Services, Inc. in the sale of the company to Safety-Kleen Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Clean Harbors Inc. (2016)

W.B. Sprague Company, Inc.

Represented W.B. Sprague Company Inc. in stock acquisition of pest management business. (2016)

Acquisition of business for The Partners Group, Ltd

Represented The Partners Group, Ltd. in multiple asset acquisitions. (2015)

Sale of business for Ventana Wellness, P.C.

Represented the shareholders of Ventana Wellness, P.C. in a sale of the business. (2015)

Sale of business for Waltz Sheridan Crawford, Inc.

Represented the shareholders of Waltz Sheridan Crawford, Inc. in a sale of the business to AssuredPartners. (2015)

Acquisition of business for Rodda Paint

Represented Rodda Paint in its asset acquisition from Kelly Moore Paints. (2014)

Sale of business for Endeavour Capital

Represented private equity firm Endeavour Capital and co-investors in the sale of hot oil services business, Little Red Services, Inc. to Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. (2014)

Sale of assets for City of Hercules

Represented the City of Hercules in the sale of Hercules Municipal Utility. (2014)

Acquisition of business for New Seasons Markets

Represented New Seasons Markets, an Endeavour Capital portfolio company, in its acquisition of multi-store grocer New Leaf Community Markets. (2013)

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 million sale to Curtiss-Wright Corporation. (2012)

Equity offering for Bridgetown Natural Foods, LLC

Represented Bridgetown Natural Foods, LLC in equity offering. (2012)

Initial public offering for HomeStreet, Inc.

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

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

  • American Health Lawyers Association, Business Law and Governance Practice Group
  • Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Oregon State Bar, Business Law Section

Professional Recognition

  • Selected to "Oregon Rising Stars," Thomson Reuters, 2014-2015, 2017