Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Ryan Farha is Managing Director, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of ORIX Corporation USA. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Mr. Farha oversees the legal aspects of all principal business activities for ORIX USA Group, including transaction originations for balance sheet and fund strategies, private equity, strategic M&A, litigation, and insurance matters. As Corporate Secretary, Mr. Farha is also responsible for developing, monitoring, and administering the corporate governance framework of the enterprise. In addition, Mr. Farha manages the operations and strategies of the ORIX USA Group Legal & Compliance Department, with an emphasis on managing resources, outside counsel, and technology. He joined the firm in 2011 and is based in Dallas.
Prior to joining ORIX USA, Mr. Farha was an attorney in the Corporate/Securities/M&A Practice Group at Winstead PC, a national corporate law firm based in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Farha graduated magna cum laude from Oklahoma City University School of Law with a JD and served as Managing Editor of the Law Review. He also earned a BBA in Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship from the University of North Texas.