Ryan Greecher Esq.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Greecher, Ryan

Ryan Greecher is an Associate in the Delaware office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Mr. Greecher's practice focuses on providing Delaware corporate law advice with respect to fiduciary duties and statutory requirements through the various steps in a company's life cycle, including incorporation, preferred stockholder investments, purchases and sales of assets, dividends and capital repurchases, tender offers and mergers and acquisitions, and liquidations and dissolutions. He frequently has represented private and public company boards of directors and special committees in negotiating and drafting various corporate transactions and also provides corporate advice in the litigation context to defend such actions.  He received his B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

He is the co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 99, Preferred Stock.  This portfolio volume addresses the equity security with express contractual rights "superior" to those of common stock—often referred to as preferred stock.  The authors set out the legal standards governing preferred stock, offering guidelines for how to create, modify and appraise preferred stock. In addition, the authors discuss the myriad rights, preferences and powers that a preferred stockholder might possess—depending on how the company drafts the stock. Finally, the authors discuss the rights and duties that preferred stockholders and their board designees have vis-a’-vis the company's common stockholders.