Ryan M. Philp is a trial lawyer who represents clients in a broad spectrum of complex business, securities, and corporate litigation in state and federal courts. He concentrates his practice on cases alleging breaches of fiduciary duty or fraud arising from M&A transactions, securities offerings, refinance transactions, contests for corporate control, alleged mismanagement, or oversight failures. He has deep experience litigating shareholder and creditor derivative actions and class actions and provides counseling regarding fiduciary duty compliance and best practices.
Ryan was a member of a trial team that achieved a full defense victory in bet-the-company litigation, and in one of the most prominent matters brought by the federal government arising out of the 2008 mortgage crisis, culminating in an appellate victory that dismissed all claims.
Ryan also litigates matters in federal bankruptcy courts on behalf of debtors, creditors, and creditors’ committees. He has been involved in multiple contested hearings and bench trials in bankruptcy matters and adversary proceedings.
Ryan is a frequent author and speaker on issues of corporate governance and director and officer liability. He was recognized by The Legal 500 US for Dispute Resolution: General Commercial Disputes and won JD Supra’s Readers’ Choice Award in the area of M&A for 2022-2023.