Ryan Stefani is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. Ryan assists clients in the areas of commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, labor and employment, medical malpractice, and personal injury. He has assisted clients with claims for breach of warranty and breach of contract governed by both the UCC and the common law, as well as fraud claims. Ryan also helps clients protect their intellectual property through patent and trademark litigation, and has worked on a number of patent lawsuits in the Eastern District of Texas.
Ryan has assisted employers on matters involving alleged discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based on race, gender, age, disability, and FMLA leave, and has also advised employers and institutions of higher learning on matters involving labor disputes, disability accommodations, and covenants not to compete. Ryan has assisted with the defense of physicians and hospitals against claims of medical malpractice, and represents clients in defense against suits involving car accidents, slip and falls, defamation, and other personal injury theories.
ABA Advocacy Competition
Student-Attorney, Drake Criminal Defense Clinic, 2013-2014
Junior Staff Member, Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, 2012-2013
Professional and Community Affiliations
American Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Polk County Bar Association
Member, United Way of Central Iowa Education Leadership Initiative