Tana Ryan concentrates her practice on representing private equity funds and private companies in a variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, going private transactions, divestitures, distressed acquisition and in-court and out-of-court restructurings, minority investments, recapitalizations, corporate governance, executive compensation and equity incentive arrangements and general corporate matters. In 2018, Tana was named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of “Most Influential Women Attorneys."



“Most Influential Women Attorneys,” Los Angeles Business Journal, 2018

"Rising Star" Southern California Super Lawyers, 2013–2018

Recognized in The Legal 500 U.S. for Private Equity Buyouts, 2017

Memberships & Affiliations

Co-Chair, LGBT Subcommittee of the Firmwide Diversity Committee

Vice-Chair, Los Angeles Associate Review Committee

Vice-Chair, Los Angeles Recruiting Committee

Member, Firmwide Pro Bono Management Committee


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2003Illinois
  • 2009California


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.2003
  • University of California, Los AngelesB.A., Business Economics & Historycum laude2000
    Regents Scholar