Ryan Shaffer, a creative and talented litigator, devises customized strategies to help clients achieve their goals through litigation.
Ryan considers each case a unique challenge and carefully analyzes the facts and circumstances to identify tactics and arguments no one else would imagine. A novelist in his spare time, he weaves nuanced, clear, and compelling stories that resonate with judges and juries alike.
He manages all aspects of commercial litigation, from initial case assessment through case administration, discovery, and resolution via arbitration, mediation, written motions, or trial. His experience includes cases involving real estate, including disputes between landlords and tenants, evictions, foreclosures, and bankruptcy, as well as disputes involving homeowners’ associations and other residential communities; wireless telecommunications and FCC law; construction and accessibility requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act; banking and commercial lending; commercial contract disputes; personal injury and other tort claims; trusts and estates litigation; and U.S. and international arbitration law. He also drafts and negotiates a wide range of business contracts and settlement agreements.
Ryan prides himself on objectively analyzing cases and assessing his clients’ odds of success in order to propose a course of action that makes the most sense.
A strong proponent of diversity and inclusion, he engages in professional development, community outreach, and volunteering efforts to bring individuals from all backgrounds into the legal profession because he believes the best legal strategies come from applying a diverse range of ideas and perspectives to a given problem.