Ryan represents businesses and individuals in state and federal court in all aspects of real estate and business litigation, including cases involving:
- Contract and lease disputes
- Commercial landlord/tenant disputes and evictions
- Construction and lien disputes
- Mortgage foreclosure and banking litigation
- Easement and right-of-way disputes
- Eminent domain, tax sales and quiet title
- Breach of implied and express warranties
Clients appreciate his direct approach to helping them resolve complex issues in a practical and cost-effective manner. Ryan’s hard work and determination has helped the Firm develop its real estate litigation practice. Since 2013, Ryan has been Indiana counsel for a national bank in statewide residential mortgage foreclosure and quiet title litigation, with responsibility for more than 150 cases to date. Ryan has assumed the role of lead counsel for a national pipeline transmission company in right-of-way and eminent domain litigation in state and federal court, handling more than 50 matters in both Indiana and Illinois. Ryan has also developed a business relationship with one the largest privately held real estate management and development firms in the country, assisting them with various real estate related matters. Ryan represents a national residential leasing company as Indiana counsel. Ryan has also litigated various commercial disputes and served as temporary outside general counsel for a local grocery chain.
Ryan has become a respected leader within the Firm and was elected Partner in 2016. He is chair of the firm's Real Estate Litigation Group, chair of the firm’s Best Practices Committee and a member of the Personal Development Committee.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ryan was an associate at a large Indianapolis law firm where he assisted clients in the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate.