Ryan C. Arney

Ryan C. Arney


dgs-up-logoRyan Arney represents individual entrepreneurs, start-up, and other private companies, public companies, private equity funds, and other investors. He counsels clients throughout the lifecycle of a business, investment, or project including corporate formation and structuring, equity and debt financings, general corporate and commercial counseling, project development, securities compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings.

In addition, in the intellectual property and technology context, Mr. Arney represents clients in the development, protection, and commercialization of intellectual property assets. He assists clients with the protection of trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, and counsels clients on the development, licensing, and commercialization of software and other technology.

Mr. Arney serves clients in a range of industries, including software, information technology, clean tech, and other technologies, renewable and conventional energy, business and financial services, and private equity and mezzanine funds.

Mr. Arney regularly speaks on intellectual property, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions topics, and guest lectures at the University of Colorado School of Law.

He is a member of the Planning Committee of the 2014 Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute and is a member of the Silicon Flatirons Advisory Board, an interdisciplinary research center at the University of Colorado Law School. Mr. Arney also served as a judge for the Colorado Technology Association’s 2013 APEX Awards.

Mr. Arney was a founding member of the Board of Directors of The Young Fund of The Children’s Hospital Foundation and has served on the Associate Board of the Metro Denver Sports Commission.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Arney was a policy analyst with World Vision.


University of Colorado, J.D., 2000
Vanderbilt University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1996

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