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Ryan Gardner

Ryan Gardner is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. His practice focuses on both appellate and trial matters.

Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Ryan served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, where he learned how to analyze complex legal matters and craft persuasive legal arguments in a clear and concise manner. He now seeks to use the skills he gained from his clerkship to develop winning arguments for his clients.

While in law school, Ryan worked in Pepperdine’s Ninth Circuit Clinic, where he argued a First Amendment case before the court. 

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Awards and Recognition
  • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2022
Publications and Speaking Engagements
  • "Fifth Circuit Update," co-author, The Appellate Advocate, State Bar of Texas Appellate Section, Winter 2021.
  • "Fifth Circuit Update," co-author, The Appellate Advocate, State Bar of Texas Appellate Section, Spring/Summer 2018.
Qualifications

Education

J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 2016, Valedictorian; Lead Articles Editor, Pepperdine Law Review

B.S., Harding University, 2013, summa cum laude

Clerkships

Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Janice Rogers Brown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2016-2017

Extern to the Honorable Sandra Ikuta, U.S. Court of appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2015

Admissions

Texas

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Press Release
Haynes Boone Lawyers Recognized as 2022 ‘Ones to Watch’
August, 19 2021

Seventy-five Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers are included in the 2022 Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” directory this month. The Ones to Watch distinction is given to attorneys early in their careers in recognition of their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the U.S. Nominated by peers in the industry, Ones to Watch recipients have been in practice for five to nine years. The fol [...]