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Ryan T. Gormley

Associate

Ryan Gormley’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation and appeals, with an emphasis on healthcare, construction, catastrophic injury, and general business disputes.  He represents leading contractors, developers, insurers, managed care organizations, and transportation companies as both plaintiffs and defendants in high-value cases, including fraud, breach of contract, products liability, bad faith, negligence, and mechanic’s lien actions.  He also advises construction project participants on in-project disputes.   

Ryan has advised clients and litigated in state and federal courts in Nevada and several other jurisdictions, including California, Arizona, and Texas.  He has experience in all stages of litigation: pre-suit investigations, managing discovery teams, coordinating the collection and review of significant amounts of ESI, preparing witnesses for and taking depositions, drafting and arguing dispositive motions, and drafting appeals and writ petitions.    

Following law school, Ryan clerked for Chief Justice Mark Gibbons of the Nevada Supreme Court.  During law school, he served as an articles editor for the UNLV Gaming Law Journal and externed for the Honorable James C. Mahan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

Education

Penn State University, B.S., 2010
Captain, Men's Varsity Tennis Team

University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, J.D.
cum laude, 2014
Articles Editor, UNLV Gaming Law Journal 

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Awards & Recognitions

2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch - Construction Law

Nevada Legal Elite 2019

Professional & Community Activities

Marty Hennessy’s Inspiring Children Foundation, Advisory Board Member

Nevada State Bar Appellate Litigation Section

Nevada State Bar Young Lawyer Section

United States Tennis Association, District of Nevada, Board of Directors Member