Role: Transactional Attorney

Admitted:  Washington

Education: B.A. in Psychology from Pacific University; J.D. from Willamette University College of Law

Practice Areas: Transactional Cannabis Business Counsel; Startup, Small, and Mid-Size Business Counsel

As an associate attorney at Halverson Law, PLLC, Ryan represents clients in a variety of transactional matters. He focuses on Washington state marijuana law, where he advises licensed marijuana producers, processors, and retailers, along with those interested in joining the industry. The cannabis industry in Washington is highly regulated. Ryan helps clients structure their business entities, contracts, and partnerships to ensure compliance with Washington’s complicated regulatory scheme.

Prior to joining Halverson Law, Ryan was an attorney at a Seattle based law firm specializing in business transactions, marijuana law, and securities regulations, where he represented business clients in marijuana compliance, multimillion dollar mergers, and a wide array of business transactions. Ryan is excited to bring his knowledge and experience to the team at Halverson Law and continue delivering first class service to clients.

Ryan is a Seattle native that pursued his higher education in Oregon. During law school, Ryan was a certified law clerk working in the Juvenile Division of the Marion County District Attorney’s Office. After graduating from law school, he returned home to practice law.

Ryan resides in Magnolia with his wife, his daughter, and their two corgis GusGus and Ellie. Outside the office, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading, playing video games, working out, and cheering for the Seahawks.