Ryan practises in the areas of restructuring and corporate commercial litigation. His practice focuses on commercial bankruptcy and insolvency, including restructurings. 

Ryan has acted for lenders, debtors and restructuring professionals, including trustees, monitors and receivers. He has experience in insolvency proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) and court-appointed receiverships, particularly in the oil and gas sector.

Ryan also carries on a general corporate and commercial litigation practice that includes commercial disputes, debtor/creditor claims, oil and gas and employment. Ryan also assists clients with non-litigation employment matters.

During law school Ryan provided pro bono legal advice to low-income individuals through Student Legal Service and continues to do so today through the Civil Claims Duty Counsel Project at the Calgary Courts.