Ryan is extensively involved in helping Los Angeles County's veteran population through DLA Piper's pro bono projects, including the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Counsel for Justice Veterans Legal Service Project. Under Ryan's leadership, DLA Piper has joined forces with the LACBA Counsel for Justice Veterans Legal Service Project to host multiple traffic court and expungement clinics. Ryan's proudest achievements in his pro bono work include assisting veterans with applying for discharge upgrades and clearing their military records of Bad Paper.

In 2020, Ryan was selected to join the Legal Services Corporation Veterans Task Force as a Legal Issues Committee Member. For more information on the Veterans Task Force, please visit: https://www.lsc.gov/veterans-task-force.