Ryan J. Maerz

Associate

302.651.7897
302.778.7897 (fax)
maerz@rlf.com

Ryan Maerz focuses his practice on a wide variety of transactional matters relating to Delaware alternative entities, including general partnerships, limited partnerships, and limited liability companies. He primarily renders advice and opinions in connection with investment fund transactions, structured finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and transactions involving alternative entities with respect to formation, operation, governance, dissolution, and enforceability matters.

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Ryan Maerz focuses his practice on a wide variety of transactional matters relating to Delaware alternative entities, including general partnerships, limited partnerships, and limited liability companies. He primarily renders advice and opinions in connection with investment fund transactions, structured finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and transactions involving alternative entities with respect to formation, operation, governance, dissolution, and enforceability matters.

In law school, Ryan served as managing editor of the Penn State Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation law journal, and as justice of the William Penn Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. He was also a two-time recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award® for academic achievement.

Publications

  • Ryan J. Maerz, Recent Development, Connecticut Forces Litigious Patients to Play Nice with Doctors, Mandates Mediation for All Medical Malpractice Claims, 3 Penn. St. Y’book on Arb. & Med. 250 (2011).
  • Scott C. Denlinger, Emma Kline & Ryan J. Maerz, Model Language for U.S. Arbitration Agreements and Legislation Proposals in Thomas E. Carbonneau, Arbitration Law and Practice 899 (6th ed., West 2012).

Leadership

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Fellow (2014-2016)
  • Delaware State Bar Association, LGBT Section, Chair (2015-2017)

Education

  • J.D., Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, 2013
  • M.B.A., Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, Beta Gamma Sigma, 2013
  • B.B.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin School of Business, 2006

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 2013

Pro Bono Activities

  • Attorney Guardian ad Litem, Office of the Child Advocate
  • Volunteer Attorney, Juvenile Expungement Clinic, Office of Defense Services

Practices

  • Limited Liability Company and Partnership Advisory

Education

  • J.D., Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, 2013
  • M.B.A., Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, Beta Gamma Sigma, 2013
  • B.B.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin School of Business, 2006

Publications

  • Ryan J. Maerz, Recent Development, Connecticut Forces Litigious Patients to Play Nice with Doctors, Mandates Mediation for All Medical Malpractice Claims, 3 Penn. St. Y’book on Arb. & Med. 250 (2011).
  • Scott C. Denlinger, Emma Kline & Ryan J. Maerz, Model Language for U.S. Arbitration Agreements and Legislation Proposals in Thomas E. Carbonneau, Arbitration Law and Practice 899 (6th ed., West 2012).

Leadership

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Fellow (2014-2016)
  • Delaware State Bar Association, LGBT Section, Chair (2015-2017)