Ryan practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, criminal defense and personal injury. He represents people who have been injured in insurance claims and litigation. For consumers and small businesses he has discharged and reorganized tens of millions in debt. He handles criminal matters of all size from misdemeanors to DUI to ‘white collar’ felonies and sex crimes.
Ryan spent his first years of practice primarily in copyright and trademark infringement litigation and entertainment law. In transactional work, Ryan has personally handled motion picture finance, television deals, reality show performance contracts, record deals, record label foundations, management contracts, song licensing, band merchandising, music publishing, songwriter and production deals, motion picture development contracts, life and image rights licenses, as well as copyright and trademark counseling and filing.
Ryan also has experience in the areas of business formation and franchises. He has been featured as an alumni guest speaker at Harvard Law School, as well as guest lectures at Emerson College and the International Academy of Art and Design.