Ryan Drzemiecki focuses his practice on domestic and cross-border M&A as well as general transactional and corporate matters. He counsels clients on a variety of general corporate governance matters, including fiduciary duties, shareholder engagement, and takeover defense. As a corollary to his main practice, Ryan has developed experience with post-transactional matters, including indemnification claims and purchase price adjustments.
Ryan has experience representing private and public companies and private equity firms engaged in acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, and related commercial transactions. He has advised domestic and international clients in a broad range of industries, including private equity, energy, mining, manufacturing, metals, cosmetics, and packaging.
The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.
Represented a NYSE-listed global leader in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing in the sale of its ownership stake in a Jamaican-based bauxite mining and alumina refining joint venture.
Represented an employee-owned insurance agency and brokerage in the sale of its stock to a private equity-backed global insurance brokerage.
Represented an employee-owned tire and automotive service company with more than 150 retail locations in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania in the auction sale of its stock to a private equity-backed multibrand tire dealer to create one of the largest retail tire dealers in the United States.
Represented a global Fortune 500 company in the paints, chemicals, and specialty materials industry in connection with its public offering of $300 million of notes and €1.2 billion euro-denominated notes.
- University of Pittsburgh (J.D. cum laude 2013); University of South Carolina (B.S. in Finance and Real Estate summa cum laude 2010)