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Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States
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Shareholder Activism




Ryan is a leading corporate attorney practicing primarily in the area of shareholder activism. His practice focuses on shareholder activism, mergers & acquisitions and corporate governance. He has extensive experience advising shareholders in connection with their public and private company investments and activist strategies, including board engagements, proxy contests, hostile takeovers, exempt solicitations and settlement negotiations. He frequently advises notable activist investors in high-profile situations such as representing Ryan Cohen at Bed Bath & Beyond and GameStop, Engaged Capital at New Relic and IsZo Capital in its “epic” victory at Nam Tai Property. 

Ryan has been named as a “Next Generation Partner,”  “Recommended Lawyer” and a “Key Lawyer” in The Legal 500 United States guide for M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Shareholder Activism – advice to shareholders. He has also been named as an “Up and Coming” lawyer by Chambers USA and a New York “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers.


J.D., University of Oregon School of Law, 2012

  • First in class of 2012
  • Order of the Coif
  • Member, Oregon Law Review

B.S., magna cum laude, University of Louisville, 2009

  • National Scholar

Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Shareholder activism

(Next Generation Partners: Advice to shareholders)

Ryan Nebel – Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP