Ryan is a proud native of Monroe, North Carolina. He graduated from Sun Valley High School, named First Team All-County for Offensive Lineman, helping lead the Spartans to their first Conference Championship. Ryan then attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History. After graduating from Charlotte, he relocated to Charleston, South Carolina, to obtain his Juris Doctorate at Charleston School of Law. At Charleston School of Law, he was elected President of the Federalist Society and graduated with honors, Magna Cum Laude.
Following Law School, Ryan was admitted to the North and South Carolina Bar. Ryan primarily practiced in North Charleston, South Carolina, for the first few years of his practice; there, he focused on civil litigation in the South Carolina State and Federal Courts. In 2022, Ryan relocated back to Monroe, North Carolina, to better serve the area and people he loves best.
Ryan is an experienced trial and appellate attorney dedicated to aggressively prosecuting his clients’ claims and vigorously defending them against the claims brought against them.
Ryan joined the law firm of Zachary A. Cohen, Attorney at Law, PLLC in September of 2023, where he will still be practicing law in both North and South Carolina, focusing on personal injury law, wreck cases, contract litigation, litigation for real estate matters, litigation on real property/land disputes, business formations (including creating incorporations and LLC’s), powers of attorney, as well as criminal defense and traffic matters.