Ryan's Profile

Ryan is a member of Maynard Cooper’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 in the field of commercial workouts/bankruptcy, Ryan has been recognized as one of the Mid-South’s Rising Stars by Super Lawyers for Bankruptcy: Business.

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

  • 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 (Middle, Northern)

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


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Maynard Cooper & 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...

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

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Birmingham, AL. Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce the elevation of ten accomplished attorneys to shareholder, effective January 1, 2019: Allen B. “Josh” Bennett, Christie Keifer Borton, Emily J. Chancey, H. Finn Cox, Jr., Starr Turner Drum, Jessica Shaver Everest, Evan P. Moltz, Bradley G. Siegal, Ryan D...

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