Address: 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, Suite 650
Las Vegas , NV 89135

Phone: (702) 792-7000

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Practice Areas


Practice Highlights:

Ryan concentrates his practice on commercial litigation representing clients in contract disputes, business torts, real estate, and other commercial disputes. He defends several real estate developers in construction and lien litigation as well as institutional clients in joint replacement and automotive product liability cases. He has also handled ERISA litigation, banking litigation, bad faith insurance claims, Legal malpractice cases, and defamation claims.

Ryan represented a large group of real estate investors in a $140 million dispute over 50 acres on the Las Vegas Strip; he defended several high-rise condominium developers in purchase contract litigation involving hundreds of buyers and over $150 million in earnest money deposits; and he represented a seller in an action where a buyer sought to rescind a $150 million asset purchase agreement. Ryan also has significant experience in alternative dispute resolution. He has represented clients in nearly 100 mediations and arbitrations. Ryan has handled appeals in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and before the Nevada Supreme Court. He also serves as the Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany for Nevada.


Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
Mountain States Super Lawyer 2016–2018, 2021
Nevada Business Magazine - Legal Elite 2014, 2016, 2017, 2021; Top Rank Attorney 2022
Mountain States Super Lawyer, Rising Stars Edition 2011–2015
Mountain States Outstanding Young Lawyers


J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2004
B.A. (magna cum laude), Utah State University, 2001

Bar Admission:

Nevada State Bar 2004
Utah State Bar 2007

Court Admission:

Nevada Supreme Court 2004
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada 2004
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 2011
Utah Supreme Court 2007