Ryan Montgomery

Special Counsel

Ryan counsels executives, companies and investors on employee benefits and compensation matters with a focus on private equity. He frequently advises corporate clients on compensation-related issues, equity plans and employment agreements, including those that arise in connection with mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and other corporate transactions. Ryan also has extensive experience advising executives and management teams on negotiating their employment agreements and equity incentive agreements.

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  • Georgetown University Law Center
    LLM, Taxation
    high honors, 2015

  • Boston College Law School
    JD, 2011

  • University of Rochester
    BA, Political Science
    cum laude, 2005

Admissions & Credentials


District of Columbia


  • American Bar Association

  • Boston Bar Association

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Employee Benefits Subcommittee of the American Bar Association - Vice chair

  • Employee Benefits Subcommittee of the Boston Bar Association - Co-Chair