Jeffrey F. Ryan is a seasoned civil litigation attorney with over thirty years of experience in a wide variety of business litigation, employment litigation, trade secret and intellectual property litigation, insurance bad faith litigation, and the negotiation of excellent severance packages for executives.
By offering an assortment of fee structures, Mr. Ryan is able to keep his services affordable to nearly everyone. Mr. Ryan is very selective about which cases he takes, and as a result is able to give personal attention to his clients.
In order to keep his rates low, Mr. Ryan assesses each case and collaborates and contracts with other attorneys uniquely qualified to help advance the client's goals.
Mr. Ryan has been a member of the State Bar of California since 1987, and received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Santa Clara in 1986. While at the University of Santa Clara, Mr. Ryan was a comments editor of the Santa Clara Law Review and his law review article was published in the Santa Clara Law Review. Mr. Ryan completed his undergraduate studies in 1983 at Claremont McKenna College, as a dual major in Political Science and Psychology and earning a B.A.
Before forming Ryan & Steiner, Mr. Ryan was an equity partner in Olimpia, Whelan, Lively & Ryan from 1995-2005 in San Jose, California. From 1992-1994, Mr. Ryan was an equity partner in Hagan, Saca & Ryan in Palo Alto, California. Mr. Ryan was an associate at Ferrari, Alvarez, Olsen & Ottoboni in San Jose from 1990-1992 and before that Mr. Ryan worked as an associate at two insurance defense firms in LA from 1987-1990.