Ryan is a business litigator with significant courtroom experience in real estate disputes, banking and lending litigation, complex commercial transactions, and business torts. Experienced in banking and lending litigation, Ryan has also represented national mortgage servicers and lenders in actions relating to wrongful foreclosures, TCPA and FDCPA violations. He works with his clients to craft creative and cost effective strategies specific to their unique goals, whether that be aggressive litigation or alternative dispute resolution.
Ryan represents developers and property owners in disputes over land and development rights, inverse condemnation, regulatory takings, quiet title and boundary line disputes and complex foreclosures. He also represents commercial landlords in landlord-tenant actions, eviction proceedings, and lease disputes.
He has also handled complex commercial disputes involving actions by minority shareholders, corporate governance disputes, tax disputes, the appointment of receivers, and insurance coverage claims. Ryan has briefed winning claims on summary judgment and in arbitration, and has briefed and argued before the Minnesota Court of Appeals. He is also an active alumni member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and has represented and advised fraternity and sorority organizations on property ownership and corporate governance disputes.
Before joining the firm, Ryan served as a judicial extern to the Honorable G. Patrick Murphy of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois and also as a law clerk to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee in Washington, D.C. Prior to enrolling in law school, Ryan worked as press secretary to a state government agency in Wisconsin.
Ryan worked from the firm's Minneapolis office for three years prior to joining the firm's Denver office in November 2015.