Ryan Udell

Ryan J. Udell


Ryan Udell is the co-leader of the firm's Life Sciences Industry Group. He advises companies throughout the corporate life cycle—and across industry sectors—in mergers, acquisitions, sales, licensing, and capital raising. He helps emerging growth companies to secure financing and represents angel and venture capital investors in debt and equity transactions. Ryan is particularly known for his work in the technology industry.

With a deep knowledge of business and an extensive professional network, Ryan helps connect companies to funding sources, identify challenges before they become problems, and develop practical, customized solutions that meet their business goals. He handles matters for clients in the biotechnology and medical technology, cannabis, health care, information technology, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and software fields.


Representative Matters

  • Led the team that represented Boathouse Capital in its investment in Finch, a Salt Lake City-based paid digital media automation platform for marketing organizations
  • Represented Progress Physical Therapy in a multimillion dollar membership interest purchase agreement with Ivy Rehab, a network of more than 175 outpatient physical and occupational therapy clinics across 10 states
  • Represented a life sciences revenue analytics software company as it merged with a life sciences commercial data and analytics company, creating an updated data and analytics solutions organization

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Vincent A. Cirillo, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 1996-1998

Professional Activities

Association for Corporate Growth

Life Sciences Collaborative

Pennsylvania Alliance for Capital and Technologies

Pennsylvania BIO

Pharmaceutical Consulting Consortium International

Recognition & Accomplishments

Law & Politics, “Rising Star—Pennsylvania,” 2005-2008, 2010, 2011

SmartCEO, “Philadelphia’s Legal Elite,” 2010, 2011

Board Memberships & Community Service

Federation Learning Services



Temple University James E. Beasley of School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1996)

Emory University (B.A. 1993)



New Jersey