Ryan is an attorney in Beasley Allen Law Firm’s Mass Torts Section. After clerking with the firm for two years, he now works full time on cases involving defective pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices. He primarily focuses on cases involving DePuy Attune knee replacements and bone cements, which are both causing early revision surgeries due to mechanical loosening. Ryan also works on cases for injured individuals in the opioid litigation.
Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University. He graduated in only two-and-a-half years at the age of 20. While at Florida State, Ryan was selected to multiple national academic honor organizations and was a member of Kappa Alpha Order.
He received his Juris Doctor with Honors from Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law. During law school, Ryan served as associate editor of the Faulkner Law Review and was elected twice as president of the Alabama Young Lawyers Student Division. He also served as senator-at-large in the Student Bar Association. As a member of the Board of Advocates, Ryan was selected to the Capitol City National Trial Team and competed in Washington, D.C.
Ryan is a member of the Alabama State Bar and currently serves on the Membership Relations Task Force. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Alabama State Bar’s Young Lawyers Section and is a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. Ryan is also a member of the American Association for Justice, Alabama Association for Justice, the American Bar Association’s Mass Torts Litigation Committee and the American Inns of Court, Hugh Maddox Chapter.
Ryan is the author of “The Emerging Intersection of Products Liability, Cybersecurity, and Autonomous Vehicles,” published by the University of Tennessee College of Law in Volume 85 of the Tennessee Law Review. His work titled “Divided By Design: Reconciling the AEMLD’s ‘Mixed’ Design-Defect Approach,” was also published in Volume 8, Issue 2 of the Faulkner Law Review. Ryan also authored a piece on the opioid litigation for the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School.
Ryan was a volunteer coach of the Saint James School trial team. His team competed in the YMCA Youth Judicial, a statewide high school mock trial competition held at the Federal courthouse.
Ryan was born in Birmingham, Alabama, while his father was in law school. He grew up in Niceville, Florida. Ryan enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing golf and visiting the beaches of the Florida panhandle.