Ryan specializes in complex civil litigation. He has over a decade of experience defending general contractors and subcontractors from construction defect lawsuits. He has also defended personal injury lawsuits for many years. Ryan has tried a number of cases to verdict as both lead trial counsel and second chair. He has broad experience interviewing and deposing witnesses, conducting complex litigation discovery, and in mediation and arbitration.
Ryan received a bachelor’s degree is History from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1993. He went on to get his J.D. in 1997 from the Marquette University School of Law, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ryan interned as a law clerk to Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Roland Day and served as second chair in a felony trial through the Milwaukee County Public Defender’s Office.
Ryan is admitted to practice law in the States of Oregon, Washington, and California. He is also admitted to practice before all Federal Courts of those states.
Ryan volunteers his time with the Beaverton School District and the Cedar Mill Little League.
Ryan lives with his wife and two active boys in the west hills of Portland. He enjoys coaching his sons’ youth baseball teams, racquetball, hiking, and following closely the Los Angeles Dodgers.