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Ryan J. Richter

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  • Grand Rapids

    t. +1.616.752.2512

    f. +1.616.752.2500


Ryan Richter is a corporate attorney who focuses his practice on a variety of transactional matters. He regularly drafts and negotiates commercial agreements and contracts related to the purchase or licensing of various information and technology solutions, including software licensing agreements, SaaS agreements and related service agreements. He also advises clients on business formation, corporate governance, securities law compliance, financing matters and assists with mergers and acquisitions.



  • Wayne State University Law School J.D. 2016 magna cum laude
  • Hope College B.A. 2012 magna cum laude


  • 2016, Michigan

Bar Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan


  • Advises business on technology-related transactions, including drafting and negotiation of a variety of licensing agreements including software, cloud service and intellectual property agreements
  • Drafts, reviews, and negotiates various commercial contracts, including procurement, supply, service, development, confidentiality and consulting agreements
  • Assists clients with entity formation and corporate governance matters, including the preparation of articles of organization/incorporation, operating agreements, bylaws, subscription agreements, buy-sell agreements, voting agreements, board minutes and resolutions, consents, and stock certificates
  • Advises public companies regarding securities law compliance
  • Drafts and negotiates various agreements related to mergers and acquisitions

Honors & Awards

  • Managing Editor, Wayne Law Review
  • Order of the Coif


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