Ryan Shaffer 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, Ryan weaves nuanced, clear and compelling stories that resonate with judges and juries alike.
Ryan 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 handling cases involving wireless telecommunications and FCC law, banking and commercial lending, commercial contract disputes, personal injury and other tort claims, real estate-related claims, construction and accessibility requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act, bankruptcy, trust and estate litigation, and the 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, Ryan 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.