Patrick D. Ryan - McDermott Will & Emery


Patrick D. Ryan focuses his practice on employee benefits- and executive compensation-related matters.

Patrick regularly advises private equity funds and other companies in connection with corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, carve-outs, restructurings and add-ons. In relation to this work, he routinely counsels clients with respect to employee- and employee benefits-related integration matters, including the negotiation and preparation of transition services or employee leasing arrangements as well as internal communications to affected employees. Patrick also has extensive experience with qualified plan matters, such as plan drafting, administration and operation, as well as corrective actions under the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System.

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  • Represented Martis Capital, a private equity firm, and its portfolio company, Lighthouse Laboratory Services, in the acquisition of the business of Alternative Biomedical Solutions, a provider of laboratory technologies and services in the US and Canada
  • Represented Nautic Partners, LLC, a Rhode-Island based private equity firm, in its acquisition of Advantage Healthcare Services, an independent pharmacy group specializing in behavioral health in California
  • Represented H.I.G. Capital LLC, a leading global alternative investment firm, in its cross-border sale of its majority share in Recochem, a global leader in formulating, producing, contract packaging and wholesale distribution of household and transportation fluids, to CapVest Partners LLP

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University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, LLM, with honors, 2010
DePaul University College of Law, JD, 2006
Indiana University, BS, 2002