Jeffrey W. Ryan


Legal Assistant: Brenda Weidner

Legal Secretary: Madison Blackmon


Jeff Ryan is a founding partner of Chamblee Ryan and has served as the firm’s Vice President since its inception.  Jeff’s primary focus is on litigation and trial work representing individuals, corporations, health care providers, and national transportation companies in state and federal courts in Texas and nationwide.  Jeff has extensive experience handling professional malpractice, product liability suits, commercial disputes, nonsubscriber claims, and general negligence lawsuits in a broad range of industries, including transportation, health care, automotive, and hospitality.

In addition to having represented hundreds of North Texas physicians over the last 25 years, Jeff serves as counsel for a large Texas-based hospital system, several national trucking companies, multiple insurance companies, and a variety of small businesses and health care providers that operate nationally and in Texas.

Jeff has tried numerous cases involving wrongful death and serious personal injury claims, as well as business and employment disputes.

Jeff’s litigation success has lead to recognition as a Texas Super Lawyer every year since 2007. In addition, Jeff was elected as an associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in 2014.

Jeff was born in Toledo, Ohio and raised in North Texas.  Jeff lives in Richardson, Texas with his wife, Lisa, and their two children.

Professional Affiliations

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Texas Association of Non-Subscribers
  • Texas Association of Business
  • Texas Motor Transportation Association
  • American Trucking Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Fellow

Personal Affiliations

Richardson Chamber of Commerce



Baylor University School of Law

  • JD, 1990

Bryan College

  • BA, 1984



United States District Court

  • Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • Western District of Tennessee

United States Supreme Court


  • Best Lawyers in America, 2019-2024
  • Texas Super Lawyers, 2007-2023, Thomson Reuters
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America, 2022
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas: Commercial Litigation (Defense), 2019, D Magazine
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)