Ryan's Profile

Ryan is a member of Maynard’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice. He assists creditors, debtors, trustees, receivers, creditors’ committees, and various other entities in a wide range of commercial disputes and workout efforts, both within and outside of the context of bankruptcy.

Ryan devotes a significant amount of his practice to representing clients in distressed mergers and acquisitions, general commercial litigation, landlord/tenant disputes, bankruptcy avoidance litigation, receivership proceedings, UCC transactions, and all aspects of the bankruptcy process. He has extensive experience representing clients in the banking, public finance, healthcare, educational, and retail industries, among others.

As a result of his achievements, Ryan has been recognized in the area of Bankruptcy and Restructuring by Chambers USA, America’s Leading Guide for Businesses. He is also listed as one of the Mid-South’s Rising Stars by Super Lawyers for Bankruptcy: Business and as a “Ones to Watch” in the area of Bankruptcy, Creditor/Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law by Best Lawyers in America.

Upon graduation from law school, Ryan completed a two-year clerkship for the Honorable Tamara O. Mitchell in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama, Southern Division.

Ryan's Accolades

  • Chambers USA: Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2022)
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2021-present)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for Bankruptcy: Business (2016 - Present)

Admissions

State Bar: Alabama, Georgia

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern), Georgia (Northern, Middle)

Education
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
    • (2009, J.D.)
  • Samford University
    • (2005, B.A., cum laude)

Clerkships

Tamara O. Mitchell
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama, Southern Division


Monday, August 22, 2022

200 Maynard Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023

Maynard is pleased to announce that 200 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 11 who are distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of expertise and 56 of the Firm’s younger attorneys who are recognized...

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Thursday, June 2, 2022

FORTY-THREE MAYNARD ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED IN CHAMBERS USA GUIDE 2022

Maynard is pleased to announce that forty-three attorneys and twelve areas of practice are recognized by Chambers and Partners in its Chambers USA Guide 2022, the world’s leading provider of law firm research and analytics. Maynard is ranked as a leading firm in the following areas of practice: Alabama Banking...

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

179 Maynard Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Maynard & Gale is pleased to announce that 179 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 17 who are distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of expertise and 48 of the Firm’s younger attorneys who...

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