Keith Ranta

Special Counsel

+1 202 728 7025

Keith Ranta is special counsel in the compensation and benefits practice group. His practice focuses on executive compensation and employee benefit plans. He advises publicly and privately held companies on the design and implementation of equity and incentive compensation plans, employee stock purchase plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, employment and severance agreements, change in control plans and other compensation arrangements. He assists publicly held clients with disclosure of compensation arrangements in public filings and corporate governance matters related to executive compensation, and he advises clients on compensation and benefit plan issues arising in connection with public offerings, mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions.

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  • SolidFire sale to NetApp 

  • Aclaris Therapeutics IPO 

  • 2U $119 Million Initial Public Offering 

  • Genocea Biosciences IPO 

  • First US IPO of 2014 for GlycoMimetics 

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  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, cum laude, 2001

  • Cornell University
    BS, 1996

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia



  • American Bar Association

  • District of Columbia Bar Association


+1 202 728 7025 office
+1 202 842 7899 fax

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004-2400