M. Ryan Williams



M. Ryan Williams is a partner in the Phoenix office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. He joined Lewis Brisbois in 2023 after several years working as local trial counsel for an international insurance carrier. 

Mr. Williams represents a wide range of individual and corporate clients in commercial and consumer insurance defense litigation, including policyholders in the transportation, retail, food and beverage, hospitality, construction and manufacturing industries. He has successfully defended clients involved in complex cases alleging bodily injury automotive liability, construction defect liability, consumer product defect liability, premises liability and insurance subrogation litigation. Mr. Williams has significant experience in both bench and jury trials throughout Arizona and has been repeatedly recognized for his consistently high-quality legal advocacy and superior customer service. He also routinely achieves positive and cost-effective results for his clients in mediations, arbitrations and other alternative dispute resolution forums.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability
  • Insurance Law

Additional Experience


  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute 
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel

Awards & Honors

  • University of Arizona Law College Association Award 
  • Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship
  • Southeastern Conference Scholar Athlete Award (Cross Country)


University of Arizona

Juris Doctor

Oxford University

Master of Sciences

Vanderbilt University

Bachelor of Arts