Located in Chicago’s Loop, the Law Offices of Thomas M. Ryan, P.C. handles a wide variety of labor and employment matters, class actions, consumers fraud and privacy cases and complex litigation in state and federal courts across the country, in arbitration proceedings and before government agencies.

Mr. Ryan has practiced law for over 20 years. He opened the Law Offices of Thomas M. Ryan in 2007. For more than 15 years the Law Offices of Thomas M. Ryan, P.C. has fought for fair and just results, successfully achieving excellent outcomes for its clients.

As a boutique firm, the Law Offices of Thomas M. Ryan, P.C. recognizes that individuals seek straightforward communication, honest and professional practices, and the best possible results for their case. The firm is committed to providing hands-on service, giving clients the security that their matter will receive the highest quality of personal attention and case management that it deserves.


Thomas M. Ryan was born in Chicago and has practiced law in the city since being sworn into the Illinois Bar in 2000. Prior to launching his own firm in May 2007, he practiced at a boutique commercial litigation firm for several years where he represented and advised clients in matters relating to commercial and contract disputes, corporate control disputes, directors’ and officers’ liability, employment claims and government enforcement proceedings. Prior to that, he worked at a mid-size insurance defense firm where he represented multinational self-insured corporations as well as developers and construction contractors. He also served as Staff Attorney to the Honorable Paul P. Biebel, Jr. He has tried cases to verdict, handled a variety of arbitrations and mediations, and has taken and defended in excess of 300 depositions.

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John Marshall Law School, Juris Doctorate, Chicago, IL 2000

– National Mock Trial Competition, Chicago

– National Moot Court Competition, Chicago

– Cardozo/BMI Moot Court Competition, New York City

– Herzog Moot Court Competition, Chicago

– Will & Mary Law School, Summer Program, International Business Transactions, Madrid

– Judicial Extern, Honorable Ronald C. Riley, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division, Chicago

– Judge Edward J. Rosenberg Scholarship Recipient, Chicago

– Alan H. Schwartz Scholarship Recipient, Chicago

DePauw University, B.A., English Composition, Greencastle, Indiana, 1993