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Thomas Grady Ryan, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1975, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1976, United States Court Appeals (7th crct.) 1976, United States Court Appeals (10th crct.) 1977, Wisconsin 1979, United States District Court (eastern, western districts) Wisconsin 1979, Arizona 1986, United States District Court Arizona 1986, United States Court Appeals (9th crct.) 1993.


Ryan, Thomas Grady was born on October 12, 1949 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Jack T. and Betty Jane (Pokorney) Ryan.


Amherst College (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1972). University of California at Los Angeles School of Law (Juris Doctor, 1975).


Worked at Lewis and Roca, LLP (Phoenix, Arizona) specializing in General Practice including Trial and Appellate Practice. Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking and Commercial Finance, Bankruptcy, Commercial, Construction, Corporate and Securities, Criminal, Environmental, Estate Planning, Government Relations, Health Care, Immigration, Intellectual Property and Technology and The Internet, International, Labor and Employment, Land Use, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Real Estate, Sports and Entertainment, Taxation, Tort Litigation and Workers' Compensation. Admitted to the bar, 1975, Illinois.

1979, Wisconsin; 1986, Arizona. Judge Pro Tem, Arizona Court of Appeals. Member, National Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association (Commercial).

Lewis and Roca was founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 1950 by Orme Lewis and Paul Roca. The firm, now one of the Southwest's largest, maintains offices in Phoenix and Tucson and provides a wide range of legal services to a diverse business and financial client base with local, state, national and international interests. The firm also provides extensive legal services to tax-exempt organizations and to public sector entities.


Member American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Wisconsin State Bar Association (Authorship award 1984), Arizona State Bar Association, Maricopa County Bar Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, running, tennis.


Married Caroline Gregory, November 5, 1977. Children: Maureen, Erin, Caroline, Emma.