Ryan, Kory L.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Founder and Partner, Ryan Law Firm, LLP

 kory.ryan@ryanlawllp.com

  • Provides tax litigation representation to clients in all industries in multistate tax controversies and appeals, including administrative hearings, district court, and intermediate and supreme court appellate proceedings
  • Represents clients in complex commercial matters for all industries, including Fortune 500 companies, small- and medium-size businesses, and private individuals
  • Serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Property Tax Attorneys

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Attorney, Ryan, LLC, Dallas office

  • Represented Fortune 500 companies in complex state and local tax controversies at North America's leading tax services firm

Associate, Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail & Shank

  • Represented clients in state and federal courts in complex commercial controversies involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, commercial real estate, FLSA class actions, oil and gas, securities violations, and fraud claims

Senior Consultant, Ryan, LLC, Houston office

  • Represented clients in sales and use tax refund recovery and audit defense matters before numerous state tax-auditor agencies at North America's leading tax services firm
  • Assisted clients in tax education and compliance

PUBLIC SERVICE
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United States Marine Corps, Heavy Tactical Operator

PROFESSIONAL / CIVIC AFFILIATIONS
Current
Institute for Professionals in Taxation
Board Member, National Association of Property Tax Attorneys
Board Member, Honor Flight Austin
Board Member and Cofounder, Honor Courage Commitment, Inc.
Metroplex Marines
Advance Guard, Wounded Warrior Project
Patriot Guard Riders
Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

PRACTICE AREAS
State and Local Tax Litigation
Federal Tax Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Employment Litigation
Oil & Gas Litigation

EDUCATION
J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

  • Cum Laude
  • Editor, International Law Review
  • Chief Counsel, Federal Taxpayer Clinic

B.B.A., Accounting, Texas State University

  • Magna Cum Laude

PUBLICATIONS
“Who Owns the Client File?” Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure (coauthor)

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
State of Texas