Ryan Naftulin


I partner with founders, management teams and investors to provide practical and straight-forward guidance through all stages of growth.

Ryan Naftulin represents companies and investors in the UK and US who are forming, financing and scaling disruptive high-growth companies, particularly in the technology and life sciences sectors. He assists clients with equity financings, M&A, strategic relationships, board governance and general corporate matters. With his experience in Silicon Valley, the East Coast of the United States and London, Ryan is able to help companies navigate major corporate transactions across the US and UK.

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  • SEON Series B Financing 

  • Cybersecurity Startup Snyk Acquires Cloud Security and Compliance Company Fugue 

  • Elliptic Raises $60 Million Series C 

  • Snyk Hits $8.5 Billion Valuation With Series F Round 

  • Snyk $300 million Series E Financing 

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  • University of Michigan Law School
    JD, magna cum laude, 1998

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    MBA, 1998

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    BA, Economics

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia



  • American Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    The Legal 500 (UK): Venture Capital (2022)

    Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A and Private Equity (2015)

    The Best Lawyers of America (2008-2015)

    Above the Law: Top Partners to Work For – Washington, DC (2011)