McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Ryan Leske focuses his practice on defending mergers and acquisitions before the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, state antitrust authorities and foreign competition authorities. His practice also includes complex antitrust litigation and government investigations. Ryan has experience in a variety of industries, including health care, aerospace and defense, aggregates, agribusiness, alcohol beverages, oil and gas, and metals.
In addition to his antitrust practice, Ryan maintains an active pro bono practice. He has represented clients in asylum, employment discrimination and child custody matters, as well as submitted an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of a nonprofit organization.
While in law school, Ryan was a managing editor for the Tulane Law Review, the senior articles editor of The Sports Lawyer, and a senior fellow for the legal research and writing program. He interned with the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement and the New Orleans Saints. He also worked as a student attorney for the Tulane Law Clinic where he represented clients in civil rights matters in federal court.