Ryan Blair


I help solve the complex securities and commercial litigation-related problems facing our clients.

Ryan focuses his practice on securities, corporate governance and shareholder litigation, including the defense of securities class actions, derivative suits and M&A litigation. He also represents companies, boards and special committees in connection with Securities and Exchange Commission investigations and civil enforcement actions, as well as internal corporate investigations. Ryan has worked with clients in the hardware, software, semiconductor, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, internet and digital media industries. His practice also includes complex commercial litigation.

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  • Activision Blizzard Securities Suit Dismissed 

  • Dismissal of Securities Class Action for Arena Pharmaceuticals 

  • Complete Defense Verdict for Encore Capital Group 

  • Voluntary Dismissal of Derivative Action for Sequenom 

  • Cooley Defends Tremor Video in Shareholder Litigation  

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    Miami Dolphins football


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law
    JD, Order of the Coif, 2006

  • Stanford University
    BA, Psychology

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Rankings & Accolades

    Legal 500: Key Lawyer – Securities Litigation: Defense (2021)

    San Diego Super Lawyers: Rising Star

    Daily Journal: Verdict of the Year (2013)