Ryan is a partner in the Construction and Litigation Practice Groups and his primary focus is large public and private commercial construction practice disputes. Ryan has extensive experience in representing contractors, subcontractors, and sureties in various state and federal courts, as well as private arbitrations. He also assists clients in drafting and negotiating their construction contracts to meet the client’s specific needs on each project. Ryan has taught numerous seminars and classes regarding subjects such as AIA contracts, delay damages, contract termination, documentation of construction disputes, and pursuing construction claims through the bankruptcy process.
The Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law (2019); Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Construction Litigation (2010); Business North Carolina, Legal Elite (2013)
Professional Construction Estimators Association, Board of Directors (2009); Construction Financial Management Association; Carolina Association of General Contractors, Board of Directors (2013); Associated Builders and Contractors, Carolinas Chapter
JD, Wake Forest University School of Law (2006); BA, Wake Forest University, cum laude (2003)