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Brad Ryynanen

Associate
+1.214.939.5420
Fax +1.214.939.5849

Brad Ryynanen is a litigation associate in the firm’s Dallas office. Mr. Ryynanen represents clients in a broad range of litigation matters, including complex commercial litigation, healthcare litigation, toxic tort, and government enforcement matters.

Mr. Ryynanen dedicates a portion of his time to serve the community by assisting those without access to legal representation. He has represented pro bono clients in landlord-tenant disputes, Deceptive Trade Practices Act claims, and immigration matters.

Mr. Ryynanen also volunteers time to help develop the next generation of advocates. He has coached mock trial teams, and frequently volunteers as a judge at moot court and mock trial competitions.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ryynanen was a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Bill Henry in the 428th Judicial District Court in San Marcos, Texas. Mr. Ryynanen competed in several mock trial competitions during law school, honing his advocacy skills and earning the prestigious “Mad Dog” award at Baylor University School of Law.

Achievements

  • Notes and Comments Editor, Baylor Law Review
  • Professor George Durham Brown Scholar, 2015
  • Baylor Law School Order of the Barristers
  • 2017 Pro Bono College, State Bar of Texas

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
  • Lead attorney in jury trial that resulted in a complete defense verdict for a family facing eviction from public housing.
  • Represented founders and investors of property development and hospital management companies in case involving allegations of breach of fiduciary duties, fraudulent inducement, conspiracy, and breach of contract.
  • Represented tenant in enforcing a default judgment for damages from landlord, including defending the default judgment from attack by motion for new trial and successfully collecting the judgment.
  • Represented automobile owner in Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act violation.
  • Assisted the representation of several durable medical equipment suppliers in administrative appeals of ZPIC audits.
  • Assisted the representation of client in state ad velorem tax challenges including pretrial preparations and support for trial team.
  • Assisted the representation of oil and gas company in appeal of default judgment.
  • Assisted the representation of an international client facing disclosure of information pursuant to a public records request.