Ryan is in the corporate and securities group in our San Diego office.

Ryan J. Gunderson
Ryan J. Gunderson
San Diego
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Ryan J. Gunderson

Ryan specializes in the representation of emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles, with a particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings and SEC compliance.

Ryan has represented clients in numerous M&A transactions of venture-backed companies. He has also represented companies in a variety of public and private offerings and venture capital transactions.

Ryan serves as outside general counsel to a wide variety of life sciences and technology companies, including high-growth companies in the medical device, software, consumer internet and telecommunications industries.

Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Ryan practiced at Morrison & Foerster LLP and DLA Piper LLP. Ryan has also served as in-house counsel to a start-up in the video commerce space.


  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D.
  • Brigham Young University, B.S., Finance