Ryan Carney is a leading tax lawyer who advises partnerships (public and private), master limited partnerships (MLPs),and corporations on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, public offerings and other domestic and international transactions. Ranked in Chambers USA from 2011 to 2018, Ryan is known for his practical approach, and for his ability to translate complex tax law into language non-tax professionals can understand. Ryan is among the country’s best known tax legal advisors to MLPs. In addition to representing numerous MLPs, he served as tax counsel to theMaster Limited Partnership Association (MLPA) during its lobbying efforts
with respect to tax reform that resulted in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Over the last decade, Ryan has represented issuers and underwriters in dozens of MLP initial public offerings and in more than 140 follow-on offerings, as well as multiple mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. Ryan received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and a B.B.A. from Texas A&M University.