Ryan has worked on behalf of injured South Carolinians his entire legal career, beginning in law school when he clerked for a Columbia personal injury firm for two years. Ryan’s areas of practice include general civil litigation, serious personal injury, premises liability, dram shop, products liability, automobile collisions, motorcycle wrecks, and heavy trucking litigation.
Prior to founding Miller, Dawson, Sigal and Ward Injury Attorneys, Ryan practiced at a mid-sized Charleston law firm where he gained extensive litigation experience in a wide variety of personal injury areas. He subsequently joined another local firm where he helped establish and grow its litigation department. Immediately following law school, Ryan clerked for the Honorable Diane S. Goodstein of the First Judicial Circuit.
Ryan graduated with Distinction from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School where he earned a degree in Business Administration. After college, he attended the University of South Carolina School of Law on a merit scholarship where he served as an Articles Editor on the Southeastern Environmental Law Journal.
Ryan was named a 2022 South Carolina Super Lawyer for his personal injury practice for the second year in row. The Super Lawyer designation is awarded to no more than 5% of practicing South Carolina attorneys and is based on peer nominations, independent research, and peer evaluation. – selection process detail.
From 2017 to 2020, Ryan was selected annually to the South Carolina Rising Stars list published by South Carolina Super Lawyers. The Rising Stars selection process is the same as for Super Lawyers, but recognizes outstanding attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5% of South Carolina lawyers are named to this list.
Ryan lives in Mount Pleasant with his wife, two daughters and their dog, Teddy. When not in the office, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing golf and watching Tar Heel sports.
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with Distinction
B.S. Business Administration, Finance Concentration
- University of South Carolina School of Law
- South Carolina
- United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
- “Winning Your Case at the Truck Driver’s Deposition”, The Lawyer’s Logbook, Vol. 3, No. 5, Winter 2014
- “The DOT Exam — A Springboard to Proving Driver Fatigue”, The Lawyer’s Logbook, Vol. 2, No. 5, Winter 2013