Ryan’s litigation practice focuses on corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and appeals before the Delaware Supreme Court.
He has served as lead counsel and co-counsel to companies, stockholders and directors in appraisal and fiduciary duty litigation, trade secrets and licensing cases, employee non-compete and non-solicitation matters, statutory matters arising under Delaware corporate and alternative entity laws, and post-closing indemnification and escrow disputes arising from merger, stock purchase or asset purchase agreements.
Ryan has represented both plaintiffs and defendants from a variety of industries, including technology, finance, software and electronics, real estate management, healthcare, telecommunications, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.
Ryan also advises company boards and special committees on stockholder-related matters, including stockholder litigation demands and demands for corporate reforms.
He frequently appears before the Delaware Superior Court, including the Complex Commercial Litigation Division, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
In 2018 and 2019, Ryan was named to Benchmark Litigation’s annual “40 & Under Hot List” recognizing litigation attorneys in the United States.