Ryan J. Maierson

Ryan J. Maierson is a partner and the Corporate Department Chair for the Houston office, where he has particular knowledge in corporate transactions in the energy industry, with an emphasis on master limited partnerships. Mr. Maierson’s practice focuses on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Representing issuers and underwriters in securities offerings
  • Representing both sponsors and portfolio companies in private equity transactions
  • Corporate governance

Since 2011, Mr. Maierson has represented energy clients on more than 40 M&A transactions with a combined deal value of more than US$150 billion. Mr. Maierson was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2016, as a recommended attorney in Securities/Capital Markets Law. He was named one of the five MVPs in Energy in the United States by Law360 in 2014 and was named "Dealmaker of the Week" by AM Law Daily in January 2015. He was also recognized in the Debt & Equity chapter of The International Who's Who of Capital Markets Lawyers 2013 and was named a "Texas Rising Star" by Texas Monthly, 2006-2011. 

Mr. Maierson is an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, where he co-teaches "Doing Deals," a course on M&A practice, with Professor Douglas Moll.