Sydney Ryan


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Sydney’s corporate practice encompasses general corporate matters, including corporate governance and SEC compliance, US and cross-border M&A, structured financings, venture capital investments, and intellectual property matters. This experience spans a variety of industries including technology, life sciences, and telecommunications. 

Sydney also provides counsel on internal investigations and maintains an active pro-bono practice that involves advising on entity formation, privacy policy and trademark matters, and drafting loan documents and commercial contracts for small businesses and non-profit clients.


  • Farsi


Bar Admissions

  • California 


  • University of California at Berkeley, J.D.; Business Law Certificate; Blue Book and Associate Editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal; The Network Editor, Berkeley Business Law Journal; Prosser Prize, Islamic Finance and Transactions
  • San Francisco State University, B.A., Economics; summa cum laude