Ryan McLeod

  • Lecturer in Law

Ryan A. McLeod joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz's litigation department in 2008. His practice focuses on representing corporations and directors in complex corporate, commercial, and deal-related litigation, as well as advising on transactional, fiduciary, and governance matters.

From 2007 to 2008, he clerked for the Honorable William B. Chandler III, then-Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery.

McLeod writes frequently for The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and also serves as a lecturing fellow at the Duke University School of Law during the winter session. He is admitted to practice in both Delaware and New York.

He earned his J.D. magna cum laude from the Duke University School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was awarded the Faculty Prize for Achievement in Business Law and Finance. McLeod received a B.A. summa cum laude in Latin and English from Ursinus College in 2004, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.