Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Ryan S. Stippich is a shareholder in the firm’s Litigation Practice, as well as a member of the White Collar Litigation and Corporate Compliance Group and Reinhart Institutional Investor Services. He represents clients in a wide range of complex civil and criminal matters at both the trial and appellate levels.
Ryan focuses his litigation practice in the areas of securities litigation, shareholder disputes, professional liability litigation, other business torts and class actions. Ryan has extensive experience representing clients such as investment advisors, banks and financial institutions, public companies, officers, directors, actuaries, accountants, investment advisors and other professionals in these types of litigation. Ryan advises board committees consisting of independent directors in conducting internal investigations, disputes with shareholders, or in litigation arising out of strategic transactions, such as mergers or acquisitions. He also represents institutional investors and other companies that have been victimized by fraud.
As part of the White Collar Group, Ryan represents companies in highly regulated environments such as banks and other financial services firms, defense contractors and health care companies, providing regulatory compliance advice, defending government investigations and related litigation, such as False Claims Act cases.
Ryan focuses his practice with Reinhart Institutional Investor Services on providing independent securities litigation review services and other compliance, investigation and litigation services to public pension funds and other institutional investors. He is a member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys and has served the last several years on NAPPA’s SEC Actions Working Group.
Ryan brings to these matters significant trial experience, including service as a special prosecutor for the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office, where he acted as lead counsel in eight trials, including felony jury trials. Ryan has also argued cases in Seventh Circuit and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal.
Ryan earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his B.A., with honors, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.