Frank Ryan


Frank Ryan is the US Chair-elect of DLA Piper and provides legal and strategic advice to domestic and multinational clients who draw on his experience in high-stakes litigation, intellectual property, media and sports, complex commercial and sovereign related issues. Frank's clients turn to him as a go-to strategist and litigator for their most important matters. He has handled numerous jury trials and domestic and international arbitrations.

Frank received a B.A. from Syracuse University and was on the varsity wrestling team for four years. He received his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law, where he now serves on the board of advisors.

Frank and his wife Melissa split their time between Chatham, New Jersey and New York City and have three sons, Zachary, Sean and William.