Ryan Heck

Ryan D. Heck

Partner He / Him / His

Ryan Heck is a corporate attorney who focuses his practice on advising public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, investments, buy-and-build strategies, and other transformative transactions. Ryan regularly counsels private equity and corporate clients across a number of industries, including manufacturing, technology, professional services, and the life sciences.

Ryan serves as outside counsel to corporate clients and private equity portfolio companies by providing practical, solution-oriented advice in commercial transactions and general business matters. He also is the Hiring Partner for the firm's Minneapolis office.


Representative Matters

  • Represented Radius Global Market Research in multiple acquisitions and a transformative 2022 investment by a national private equity fund
  • Represented a publicly-traded company in the 2021 sale of substantially all of its assets
  • Ongoing representation of a leading middle market private equity fund in its foodservice equipment roll-up strategy
  • Ongoing representation of a private-equity backed elastomeric and thermoplastic components company in executing its acquisition strategy and management incentive plans

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Minnesota Chapter and Committee Member for ACG's Upper Midwest Capital Connection

American Bar Association

Minnesota Bar Association

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," – Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Minneapolis), 2022-2024

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's, "40 Under 40" List, 2024

Board Memberships & Community Service

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, Volunteer Attorney

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, Volunteer Attorney



University of Washington School of Law (J.D. 2011)
Executive Articles Editor, Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal
Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

Colorado State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2008)



Washington, Inactive

North Dakota, Inactive