OUR TEAM

RYAN DOUGHERTY

Associate

Ryan brings a unique perspective to RBF as a result of his education and strong business background. Ryan has a firm understanding of business concepts and strategies acquired through earning his Finance Degree at Creighton University. He refined and developed that understanding by obtaining a dual J.D. / M.B.A. degree from the University of South Dakota. Ryan combines his business insight and legal knowledge and instills it into his practice allowing him to easily understand client desires and objectives while effectively and efficiently achieving them. Ryan focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation.

Prior to joining RBF, Ryan practiced law in the Denver area which gave him the opportunity to gain experience in a large spectrum of legal areas including commercial litigation, complex corporate acquisition and merger transactions, real estate transactions, employment law, and general corporate law.

Ryan thoroughly enjoys the outdoors spending the majority of his free time with his family golfing, fishing, boating, and skiing. When he is not outdoors you can usually find him watching a sporting event with his friends and family.

SPECIFIC AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Real Estate Development

SIGNIFICANT REPRESENTATIONS

Counsel to AIG financial services companies in protecting trade secret information and preventing and/or halting unfair competition in courts, FINRA, and the American Arbitration Association.

Member of a small team of attorneys which executed a $1.1 billion reverse triangular merger of two animal health companies.

Conducted internal investigation of medical company executives misappropriating company funds.

Assisted in executing dozens of commercial real estate transactions.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Arizona Bar Association
  • Legal Night Volunteer

Admitted to Practice

State Courts:

Colorado

Arizona

Education

University of South Dakota School of Law and  Beacom School of Business

J.D. & M.B.A

Creighton University

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance