Ryan A. Michaelsen

Ryan A. Michaelsen

"I take great pride in helping people cultivate their entrepreneurial endeavors. I find the most rewarding aspect of being an attorney is being able to guide clients throughout the business development process and seeing someone’s dream become a reality."

Ryan Michaelsen focuses his practice on business formation, development, and transactions, as well as contracts, real estate, licensing, and other matters related to the representation of corporations, limited liability companies, and other business entities.

Prior to joining Meyer Capel, Ryan worked for a financial-technology start-up in their compliance and in-house legal division. There he gained firsthand experience in addressing the legal needs and problems growing companies face on a daily basis. This experience serves as the foundation for ensuring clients receive legal service that is clear, concise, and actionable so that their businesses can thrive.


Areas of Focus

  • Business Formation
  • Business Development


2022, J.D. - University of Illinois College of Law
2019, B.A. – Philosophy, University of Wisconsin

Personal Interests

Ryan resides in Champaign and enjoys spending quality time with friends and family. When he is not practicing law, Ryan can be found golfing, reading, and traveling to state and national parks.