Ryan McNulty is an associate and Business Law lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Ryan is based in the firm’s Jacksonville office where he is a member of the firm’s Transactions Practice Group.

Representative Matters

  • Represented Shelter Acquisition Corporation I (NASDAQ: SHQA), a special purpose acquisition company, in its $200 million initial public offering.
  • Represented Star Peak Corp II (NYSE: STPC), a special purpose acquisition company, on its $1.35 billion business combination with Benson Hill, Inc., a sustainable food technology company.
  • Represented ECP in connection with the acquisition of Liberty Tire Recycling from The Carlyle Group.
  • Represented McDermott International, Ltd on securing approximately $560 million in new capital.
  • Represented Gas Innovations on a partnership with an affiliate of AEA Investors in connection with the formation of Meritus Gas Partners, a packaged gas distribution platform.
  • Represented Apollo Global Management Inc. on the sale of its interest in Arlington Valley Solar Energy II, a 175 megawatt solar photovoltaic project, to Capital Dynamics.
  • Represented BJ Services, LLC and its affiliates in the sale of its legacy fracturing business to CSL Capital Management LP.
  • Represented BJ Services, LLC in the sale of its cementing business division to Argonaut Private Equity.
  • Represented McDermott International, Inc., a leading global provider of integrated engineering, procurement, construction and technology services, and its subsidiaries and affiliates, in a $1.7 billion super priority secured credit facility, and subsequently in creditor negotiations achieving a prepackaged Chapter 11 filing that deleveraged over $4 billion of funded debt and in securing a $2.81 billion debtor-in-possession financing package from their senior secured lenders, and upon exit from Chapter 11, in an exit financing consisting of $2.44 billion in letter of credit capacity and $544 million of term loan obligations.
  • Represented Ultra Petroleum Corp. and its affiliates in their comprehensive deleveraging and balance-sheet restructuring, accomplished through prepackaged Chapter 11 cases filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas and a parallel Canadian recognition proceeding filed in the Supreme Court of Yukon in 2020. Ultra is one of the largest oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in Wyoming.
  • Represented Blackstone Energy Partners in its acquisition of NRSTor, a North American battery-storage developer.


  • Georgetown University (JD, cum laude, 2019)
    • Editor, Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy
    • Symposium Issue Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy
    • Co-President, Georgetown Law Federalist Society Chapter
  • Lander University (BS, summa cum laude, 2013)


  • Member, Texas State Bar
  • Member, Florida State Bar