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Ryan T. Gormley

Member

Ryan Gormley's practice focuses on complex civil litigation and appeals. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants across a broad array of matters, including fraud, breach of contract, wrongful death, catastrophic injury, bad faith, and products liability actions, among others. He has significant experience litigating healthcare and construction disputes. He also advises construction project participants on handling in-project conflicts.

Ryan has litigated in state and federal courts in Nevada and several other jurisdictions, including Arizona, California, and Texas. He has experience in all stages of litigation: formulating case strategy, managing discovery efforts, drafting and arguing dispositive motions, and briefing appeals, writ petitions, and amicus briefs. His clients consist of leading contractors, developers, insurers, managed care organizations, and transportation companies.

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

University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, J.D.
cum laude, 2014

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