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Ryan is a toxic tort and product liability attorney who’s passionate about the law and science behind his cases.

Ryan represents clients ranging from small companies to global corporations in toxic tort and product liability litigation. He is an active team member in all phases of litigation from inception through trial. Ryan has deposed plaintiffs and their coworkers and relatives, and he has successfully defended against plaintiffs’ motions to compel and to bar affirmative defenses.

Toxic tort and product liability litigation fit well with Ryan’s personal background: coming from a family of doctors and nurses, he has always been surrounded by medical professionals. He’s comfortable diving into medical issues raised in this practice area and collaborating with medical experts. Ryan is known for his high attention to detail at every phase of litigation. Clients trust him to give their cases his full attention and to secure the most favorable results.




  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law
    • Fordham International Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief
    • John D. Feerick Award for Writing Advancing Social Justice and the Public Interest
  • B.A., University of Alabama
    • summa cum laude


  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)


  • Spanish, Conversant
  • Defended clients ranging from global corporations to local companies in toxic tort litigation in Missouri and Illinois.
Outside the Office

Ryan has been a passionate tennis player and fan since childhood. After competing throughout high school and college, he continues to play competitively in both the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and World Team Tennis (WTT) organizations.