Ryan Cole

Ryan Cole

Anchorage P +1 (907) 257-7803 F +1 (907) 771-9758


Ryan aims to help clients pursue all of their business goals, both inside and outside of Alaska.
Ryan is an associate attorney in Dorsey's Corporate Practice Group, where he uses his experience to help clients achieve their financial and business goals. Ryan has experience in a variety of transactions involving capital raising, mergers & acquisitions, and the sale of healthcare businesses. A third-generation attorney and pilot in Alaska, Ryan has the background to help business owners succeed in Alaska. As a former commercial fisherman in Bristol Bay, Ryan also understands the unique challenges faced by businesses in Alaska on a daily basis.

Education & Admissions

University of Denver, Sturm College of Law (J.D., 2021), Dean's Scholarship in Law; Bruce B. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Trinity College, Hartford (Major in Economics & Philosophy; Minor in Legal Studies, 2017),

  • John C. Alexander Award for Achievements in Economics and Athletics
  • NCAA DIII Men's Ice Hockey National Champion


  • Colorado
  • Alaska


  • English

Industries & Practices

Healthcare Transactions & Regulations
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Emerging Companies
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Healthcare Transactions & Regulations
  • Indian & Alaska Native
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity



  • Contributed more than 50+ Diversity hours, 2022

        Contributed 100+ Pro Bono Hours in 2021

  • Contributed more than 50 Challenge pro bono hours, 2022
  • Contributed more than 100 Challenge pro bono hours, 2021
Ryan Cole