Ryan Florio


  • location icon Atlanta, GA
    1180 Peachtree Street NE
    Atlanta, GA 30309

Ryan Florio is a partner in the Atlanta office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Mr. Florio focuses his practice in the areas of products liability, premises liability, personal injury, and toxic tort and environmental litigation.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Mr. Florio practiced at another firm in the areas of general casualty defense, government liability, products liability, civil rights, insurance coverage, and workers’ compensation. He has significant experience in conducting and defending depositions, preparing dispositive motions, and drafting  appellate briefs. During law school, Mr. Florio interned with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society where he assisted in pro bono public housing matters.


“The [Capital] Punishment Fits the Crime: A Comparative Analysis of the Death Penalty and Proportionality in the United States and the People’s Republic of China,” 16 U. Miami. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 43, 2008

Professional Presentations

“Recent Developments in Governmental Immunity Law,” Metro City and County Attorneys’ Seminar, State Bar of Georgia, March 2011



Court of Appeals of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

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

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia


University of Miami School of Law

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2009

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award – Evidence, 2007
  • Dean’s Certificate of Achievement - Community Health Law, 2007
  • Dean’s List, 2007-2009
  • Order of the Coif
  • Intern, Health & Elder Law Clinic
  • Managing Editor, University of Miami International & Comparative Law Review

Northwestern University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2005

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