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Ryan’s practice focuses primarily on negotiating and structuring complex commercial lending, corporate finance, and real estate transactions. He has represented and counseled various financial institutions on matters ranging from construction lending to mortgage warehouse financing.  Ryan also assists clients with collateral issues under the Uniform Commercial Code and general corporate matters consisting of acquisitions, governance, and compliance.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Ryan spent eleven years working in the banking industry. Most recently, he was transaction manager in the institutional finance group at Citibank supporting the bank’s capital markets group and global spread products group. Prior to Citibank, Ryan worked as a loan originator for Arvest Bank. During law school, Ryan was the judicial intern to the Honorable Robert R. Rigsby of the D.C. Superior Court and worked as a litigation clerk within the Department of Homeland Security – Transportation Security Administration Office of the Chief Counsel.

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Legal Work Highlights

Represented financial institution in a $39,000,000 term loan to a large franchise restaurant chain.

Represented a private lender in a $56,000,000 loan for the construction of hotel.

Represented financial institution in the $15,000,000 loan to a tower communication company.

Represented financial institution in connection with a $20,000,000 multi facility debt transaction to a furniture dealer.

Represented financial institution in connection with a $4,000,000 construction loan for a car wash.

Represented financial institution in connection with a $26,000,000 loan for a real estate purchase and development of a car dealership.


Law School

The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2021

Undergraduate School

The University of Arkansas, B.S. Business Administration, 2009


Ryan served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Judicial Internship, The Honorable Robert R. Rigsby, D.C. Superior Court

Bar Memberships

Ryan is licensed to practice in the following state(s):