Chris Carlisle, Alyssa Hirschfeld, David Melloh, and Steven Ryan were recently selected to Minnesota Lawyer’s POWER 30: Mergers & Acquisitions Attorneys for Minnesota in 2024. This edition highlights those whose mere presence on a case signifies the stakes, who have influenced the direction of the law, whose leadership in the community is pervasive, and whose respect within the bar is undeniable.
Minnesota Lawyer’s editorial team interviewed respected attorneys and other leaders throughout the state to select the list of honorees. Read the full article and attorney profiles here (subscription required).
Carlisle is a leading corporate finance attorney with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and emerging company/venture finance. He offers legal guidance to a diverse range of clients, including founders, entrepreneurs, venture capitalist and private equity funds, spanning from startups to established publicly held enterprises.
Hirschfeld focuses her practice on general corporate law transactions and mergers and acquisitions. She represents public and private companies and private equity firms in a variety of industries in mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations, and other general corporate and commercial matters.
Melloh is a partner and chair of the Health Care and Life Sciences practice group. He represents health care enterprises across the United States. His practice focuses on transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and regulatory counseling including Stark and Anti-Kickback compliance, CMS enrollment, billing and CHOW matters, tax-exemption principles, False Claims Act matters and corporate practice of medicine and dentistry.
Ryan practices in the areas of banking and finance, capital markets and real estate. He regularly represents mezzanine funds and other junior capital providers in connection with their debt and equity investments, including unitranche and second-lien financings. Ryan also represents lenders and corporate borrowers in complex commercial finance transactions, including working capital and asset-based financing; franchise finance; agricultural finance; and construction, bridge and permanent real estate loan financings.