As a shareholder in Fredrikson & Byron’s Litigation, Commercial Law, Securities Litigation and Investment Management Groups, Ryan represents clients in a wide range of legal issues and business disputes.

Ryan represents clients nationally in all stages of litigation in state and federal courts and prides himself in handling complex, high-stakes litigation across a broad range of legal issues. His practice includes commercial fraud and securities fraud cases, shareholder disputes, merger and acquisition litigation, investor broker disputes, contract and commercial disputes, and business torts. Ryan also maintains a practice providing advice and representing clients in the financial services industry in regulatory proceedings before the SEC, FINRA and state regulatory agencies.




  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2015, cum laude
  • University of Minnesota, B.A., 2012, with honors
  • Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, Rothberg School for International Studies, 2012


  • Minnesota, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, 2021


  • Judicial Intern, Honorable Jeffrey Keyes, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2013


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch®, Commercial Litigation, 2021-2023
  • Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award, Fredrikson & Byron, 2022
  • North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2016-2017, 2020-2021
  • Minnesota Law Review, Articles Submission Editor, 2014-2015
  • Dorothy O. Lareau Legal Writing Award, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Civic & Professional

Professional Activities

  • University of Minnesota Human Rights Litigation and International Legal Advocacy Clinic, Student Director, 2014-2015
  • Minnesota Law Review, Articles Submission Editor, 2014-2015


  • Minnesota Public Defender Pro Bono Appellate Program, Volunteer Attorney
  • Children’s Law Center, Volunteer Attorney
  • Hennepin County Fourth Judicial District, Guardian ad Litem, 2013-2015

News & Insights

Publications & Presentations

Moderator, Practical Recommendations for Managing Key Issues in Our Complex Regulatory Environment, SEC Seminar, October 2022

Co-Presenter, Regulation Best Interest Update, Fredrikson & Byron Webinar, March 12, 2020

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