Ronald J. Nye Managing Partner

Ronald Nye


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As a former equity partner, I have sat in the seat of the partners I work with every day and I understand how important the right strategic fit is to their success and happiness. I truly want to make their lives better by finding the right fit for them and their practice while also helping firms achieve their long-term strategic growth goals.

Ronald J. Nye is a Partner in our Partner Practice Group and serves as our Chicago office's Managing Partner. He focuses his practice on representing individual partners and partner groups in the lateral marketplace as well as representing clients in connection with office openings and law firm mergers. His clients are complimentary of Ron's approach to his practice, his level of professionalism and his dedication to his clients' and candidates' long-term goals.

Ron lives in the Chicago suburb of South Barrington with his wife, Natasha, a named partner in a boutique law firm, and their three children.


Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Ron was a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Winston & Strawn. He specialized in structured finance transactions (including leveraged leasing, project finance and tax credit partnership transactions) and asset acquisitions and divestitures. While at W&S, Ron served as a member of the firm's Hiring Committee, Summer Committee and Corporate Opinion Committee.


University of Virginia School of Law: J.D.

University of Notre Dame: B.B.A., Accounting, summa cum laude


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