Brent L. Ryman

Contact Info:
Phone: 775.786.3930

Practice Areas:
Civil Litigation, including the following areas: Labor and Employment Law, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination, Americans with Disabilities Act, Construction Defect Litigation, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, and Insurance Defense.

Brent L. Ryman was born in Bowling Green, Ohio, in 1978. He graduated from Bowling Green State University with University Honors (summa cum laude), receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and English. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati Law School in 2003, where he served as Citations Editor for the University of Cincinnati Law Review. Mr. Ryman was admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in 2003 and the State Bar of California in 2004 where he practices before all State and Federal District Courts.

Mr. Ryman is a member of the Washoe County, Nevada and American Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Nevada Association of Defense Counsel, and the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada, the Defense Research Institute, and American Inns of Court (Bruce R. Thompson Chapter 2004 – ).

Mr. Ryman has authored or co-authored the following publications: Rebecca Bruch & Brent L. Ryman, Preserve or Pay: New Federal Rules Mandate Retention of Electronic Data, 2007 Best Practices Human Resources & Employment Guide, Northern Nevada Business Weekly, 13, (February 2007); Rebecca Bruch & Brent L. Ryman, Undocumented Workplace: Illegal Aliens Have Civil Rights, Too, Vol. 48, No. 10, For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, 22 (October 2006); Rebecca Bruch & Brent L. Ryman, Retaliation Revisited: Supreme Court Tips Legal Scales in Favor of Employee Retaliation Claims, Vol. 3, Northern Nevada Human Resources Ass’n Quarterly, 1 (Fall 2006); Brent L. Ryman & John A. Aberasturi, Santa Cruz Attorney Compassionate About Critters, Vol. 21, No. 2, ADC Defense Comment, Ass’n Defense Counsel No. Cal. & Nev., 24 (Summer 2006); Brent L. Ryman, The “Safe Harbor” Provision of Federal Rule 11, Vol. 26, No. 6, The Writ: Official Publication of the Washoe County Bar Ass’n, 12 (June 2004); Rebecca Bruch & Brent L. Ryman, Employee Handbooks: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly, Vol. 2, No. 30, N. Nev. Bus. Wkly., Hum. Resources & Emp. Best Prac. Guide, 9 (February 23, 2004); Brent L. Ryman, Lame Duck Precedent: A Comment on the Summary Judgment Framework for Disparate Treatment Cases After Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing Prod., Inc., 530 U.S. 133, 71 Univ. Cincinnati L. Rev. 2, 669 (Winter 2002); Brent L. Ryman, Book Note, 2 Employee Rts. Q. 91 (Winter 2002) (reviewing Jill Andresky Fraser, White-Collar Sweatshop (2001); and Daniel H. Pink, Free Agent Nation (2001)).