Ron partners with clients on a wide range of corporate and financial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings, SEC compliance matters, business entity formations and various corporate governance matters, by understanding a client’s needs and delivering practical legal and business solutions.


Ron has served on teams that represented:

An industrial manufacturer of glass, automotive and building products in various divestitures, including a $58 million sale of a distributor of specialty building products and related real estate assets and a $112 million sale of a producer and distributor of specialty transportation glass product

A private equity firm in its $11 million, $10 million and $7 million purchases of three companies specializing in lawncare and landscaping services

An aftermarket programs and finance and insurance (F&I) solutions provider for automotive dealerships in various transactions, including its $86 million purchase of a company providing automotive F&I products and a company providing software and data mining solutions and $12.2 million and $3 million purchases of automotive F&I agents

The strategic investment subsidiary of a manufacturer of electronic, electrical and fiber optic interconnection systems in various transactions, including its purchase of various medical technology assets related to low flow rate diagnostics and $5 million and $2 million preferred equity investments in a vertically integrated semiconductor company specializing in silicon photonics-based chip designs and development

A financial advice, investment and lending company in a $17.5 million convertible note financing transaction

An agricultural loan, leasing and insurance services provider in various loan transactions with agricultural operators

Other venture capital firms investing in preferred equity of early-stage companies

Various issuers in Regulation D private placements ranging from several thousand to several million dollars

Various public companies for legal, regulatory and stock exchange rule compliance, including drafting policies and procedures and performing technical reviews of annual filings, quarterly filings and proxy statements

News & Insights


"Putting the Heart Back in the Heartland: Regional Land Bank Initiatives for Sustainable Rural Economies," 69 Arkansas Law Review 1055, 2017

"Co-sleeping Safely: A Guide to Current Regulations of Infant Beside Sleepers," Stinson Leonard Street Insight, September 2016

"The First Baby Bed: A Guide to Current and Proposed Regulations of Bassinets," Stinson Leonard Street Insight, September 2016

"The Modern Play Pen: A Guide to Current and Proposed Regulations of Play Yards," Stinson Leonard Street Insight, September 2016

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City

The American Bar Association

The Missouri Bar

William Jewell College Cardinal Baseball

Great Lakes Valley Conference Student Athletic Advisory Committee

  • Vice President, 2013 – 2014


  • Missouri, 2017
  • Kansas, 2018


University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2017

  • Academic Achievement Awardee (graduated third in class)
  • Arkansas Law Review, Managing Editor
  • Joe C. Barrett Commercial Law Awardee

William Jewell College, B.A., Business Administration and Economics, summa cum laude, 2014

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