Ryan T. Saylor

Partner

  • location icon Albuquerque, NM
    8801 Horizon Blvd, NE
    Suite 300
    Albuquerque, NM 87113

Ryan is a partner in the Albuquerque office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability and Aviation Practices. He graduated from Seton Hall University School of Law with honors and served as the Senior Articles Editor of the Seton Hall Law Review. Ryan began his career as a U.S. Army Judge Advocate serving as an international law attorney and criminal prosecutor. After leaving the Army, Ryan joined the Second Judicial District Attorney's Office in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he was responsible for representing the State in violent felony cases, including homicides. 

Ryan left the District Attorney's office to work as staff counsel for a national insurance company where he was responsible for zealously defending policy holders in litigation. In addition, Ryan is also a FAA Certified Commercial Pilot and has experience in matters involving pilots, mechanics, and aircraft owner/operators accused of negligence.

Ryan has tried multiple cases to verdicts before judges, juries, and administrative hearing panels.

In addition to his full-time practice of law, Ryan is a member of the University of New Mexico's Executive MBA program and strives to provide the most cost-efficient solutions to all of his cases.

Certifications

Federal Aviation Administration Licenses:

  • Commercial Pilot, Single/Multi Engine Instrument
  • Certified Flight Instructor, Single/Multi Engine Instrument
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic

Legal Experience

  • LeClair/Ryan (Aviation Law Clerk) 2006-2009
  • Judge Advocate 2010-2015
  • Assistant District Attorney (Felony Violent Crimes), 2015
  • Insurance Staff Counsel, 2016

Military Service

U.S. Army JAG Corps 2010-2015

Admissions

Florida

New Jersey

New Mexico

Associations

  • Order of the Coif
  • H. Vearle Payne American Inn of Court

Awards & Honors

  • Department of Defense, Joint Meritorious Service Medal
  • Dean's List, The U.S. Army Judge Advocate's Center and School
  • U.S. Army Joint Meritorious Service Medal
  • U.S. Army Joint Achievement Medal x2

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2009

Middle Tennessee State University

Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, Aviation Maintenance Management, 2006

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