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Ryan K. Cochran

Partner, Practice Group Leader, Finance & Restructuring
Gen Celentano
615.850.8890 direct

Ryan Cochran leads Waller's Finance & Restructuring practice. In his role as Practice Group Leader, Ryan oversees strategic initiatives, including client service and case management for the firm's Finance & Restructuring practice. Ryan has substantial experience representing creditors and debtors in commercial law matters, workouts, corporate reorganizations, and bankruptcy litigation. Ryan's clients include lenders, indenture trustees, and other creditors and debtors. He has experience working on insolvency and receivership proceedings involving municipalities, healthcare facilities, utilities, real estate ventures, and other businesses. Utilizing both his transactional and litigation experience, Ryan helps clients navigate through the complexities caused by financially distressed parties and projects, both in the structuring of corporate and credit transactions and in connection with bankruptcy proceedings.

Ryan takes a sincere interest in understanding his clients' businesses, and in learning what makes them successful and profitable.


  • 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyer
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, 2000,

    Curia Honoris - academic honor society; Editor in Chief - Cumberland Law Review

  • B.S., Auburn University, 1997
Bar Admissions
  • Tennessee
  • Alabama
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Eleventh Circuits
  • Alabama, All State Courts
  • Tennessee, All State Courts


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