Nicholas Ryan-Lang

Phone: 206.622.2000
Fax: 206.622.2522

Nicholas Ryan-Lang

Nick’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, including antitrust, securities fraud, professional negligence defense, breach of contract, and other business disputes.

Prior to joining Byrnes Keller Cromwell, he worked at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York, where he gained extensive experience litigating cases for large financial institutions. A fluent speaker of German, Nick was previously a fellow of the Robert Bosch Foundation, during which time he worked on international antitrust issues for the German Federal Cartel Office and Deutsche Post AG, in Bonn, Germany.

Professional Experience

  • Byrnes Keller Cromwell LLP, 2014-present
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, 2012-2014
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, 2006-2009; 2010-2012
  • Fellow, Robert Bosch Foundation, 2009-2010


  • J.D., Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2006
  • M.A., German Literature, University of Wisconsin, with distinction, 2002
  • B.A., History and German, Washington & Lee University, with honors in history, summa cum laude, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York, 2007
  • State of Washington, 2013
  • USDC, Western District of Washington, 2013
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2013
  • U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 2013
  • USDC, Western District of Michigan, 2015