Ryan Barncastle is a business transactional attorney with significant experience in several legal disciplines, including corporate, real estate, securities and private equity. Given his experience as a dealmaker across a broad spectrum of industries, Ryan’s clients appreciate that they can rely on him as a trusted adviser in connection with a variety of legal, financial and business matters.
Ryan’s clients include venture capital firms, real estate investment companies, private equity firms, international hospitality groups, technology startups, family offices, institutional investors, athletes, financiers, food and beverage businesses, restaurateurs and media companies.
His corporate practice includes private equity transactions, strategic organizational structuring, debt financings, securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, venture capital investments, asset purchases, joint venture arrangements and complex corporate deals.
His real estate practice includes representing institutions, investment companies, lenders, developers, brokers, operators and property management firms in connection with financing, syndication, acquisition, disposition and leasing matters.
As a dedicated, results-oriented transactional attorney who is valued for his business sense, high net worth clients rely on Ryan's counsel in connection with investment structure and strategy, wealth preservation, risk management, business planning and related issues. Committed to serving as a trusted legal adviser, Ryan serves as family office CEO to high net worth families and their related companies, and in such capacity he advises multiple generations of business owners, financiers and operators with respect to their business and legal affairs.
Moreover, Ryan serves as outside general counsel to privately held companies. He provides operational support and advises executive officers and board members on matters related to strategic planning, corporate finance, risk assessment and employment practices.
Ryan's diverse client base reflects his ability to assist entrepreneurs and visionaries across a multitude of industries. Ryan’s corporate and real estate experience help him to provide clients with a balanced and unique perspective on virtually all aspects of business planning. In addition, Ryan’s industry contacts help him provide his clients with access to a broad spectrum of resources.
The Best Lawyers in America, 2024
Los Angeles Business Journal, Thriving in their 40s, 2020
Variety, Legal Impact Report, 2020-2021
The American Lawyer, West Trailblazers, 2021
Los Angeles Times Commercial Real Estate Magazine Noteworthy Senior-level Executive, 2022