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Ryan T. Degnan


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Ryan T. Degnan, a partner of the Firm, concentrates his practice on new matter development with a specific focus on analyzing securities, antitrust, investor, consumer, and oil and gas royalty class action lawsuits. 

Ryan also dedicates a portion of his practice to the litigation of investor, consumer, and oil and gas royalty class actions, including actions asserting claims for unfair competition, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, and breach of contract.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ryan served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Gene E.K. Pratter of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.



Ryan is a frequent contributor to the Firm’s quarterly newsletter and has authored or co-authored several articles including:

  • No Time for Repose: Police & Fire Retirement System v. IndyMac MBS, Inc. (Fall 2013)
  • The Supreme Court’s Latest Defense of Arbitration Clauses Oxford Health and AMEX (Summer 2013)
  • Kessler Topaz Achieves Milestone Victory in Exchange Rate Litigation (Spring 2013)
  • The World’s Most Important Number: A Look Into the Libor Manipulation Scandal (Fall 2012)
  • Saying a Lot Without Saying Anything at All: The SEC Offers Options But No Clear Path on Morrison (Summer 2012)
  • NORTHERN EXPOSURE: A Summary of the Lead Plaintiff Appointment Process in Canadian Securities Class Action Lawsuits (Winter 2012)
  • Limiting Concepcion: Federal Courts Continue to Invalidate Contractual Arbitration Provisions (Winter 2012)
  • The Supreme Court Wraps Up a Busy Term — a Mixed Bag for Investors (Fall 2011)
  • Frauds Rising in the East and Setting in the West (Fall 2011)
  • “Come On In” — Court Confirms European Asset Managers’ Ability to Prosecute Claims Under the Federal Securities Laws (Fall 2011)
  • Foreign Exchange Trading: Secret Profits and Hidden Losses (Summer 2011)
  • THE WELL TRAVELLED ROAD: The Supreme Court’s Recent Interest in Securities Fraud Actions Continues (Spring 2011)