710 N. Plankinton Ave
Suite 500
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Telephone: 414-271-7722

Direct Dial: 414-290-7552

Fax: 414-271-4438

Bar Admissions

State of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court - Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court


University of Wisconsin, (B.A. Philosphy), 1997
University of Wisconsin School of Law, (J.D. magna cum laude), 2000

Professional Organizations

American Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
Milwaukee Bar Association
Wisconsin Defense Counsel


Ryan is a shareholder with Crivello Carlson, having joined the firm in the Spring of 2001.

As a Litigator and member of the Municipal Team, his practice has focused on municipal and civil rights litigation and complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on federal and appellate litigation. Within municipal law he has developed a number of practice areas, including tax assessment, condemnation, and other land use litigation; open meetings/records, excessive force and equal protection litigation, and employment. His general litigation experience has emphasized product liability, property disputes, commercial disputes, employment litigation, insurance coverage and trademark and copyright litigation.

Ryan was named a Rising Star in 2007 and 2011 by Super Lawyers Magazine.