Ryan focuses his practice on US economic sanctions and export controls, including advising clients regarding compliance, disclosures, enforcement actions, classification assessments and license applications. In addition, Ryan has experience handling reviews and investigations by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
Ryan has represented clients in industries such as aerospace and defense, automotive, financial services, cryptocurrency, insurance, oil and gas, and metals and mining. He has focused on issues related to Russia, China, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Myanmar and Afghanistan.
Before joining Steptoe, Ryan worked as a private-sector consultant advising the US military and federal law enforcement on issues related to counter-terrorism.
- District of Columbia
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2021, cum laude
- M.A., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, 2016
- B.A., University of Florida, 2013, summa cum laude