RYAN LEE is a senior managing associate in the Chicago office and is a member of the Real Estate group.
Ryan graduated summa cum laude and valedictorian from John Marshall Law School in 2016. He attained the highest rank in each year of law school, receiving the Edward T. Lee Scholarship, the Arba N. Waterman Scholarship and the John N. Jewett Scholarship. Furthermore, Ryan served as a staff editor of the John Marshall Law Review. Ryan earned his B.B.A. from The University of Iowa.
During law school, Ryan externed for John P. Kirby and John P. Callahan of the Circuit Court of Cook County. In addition, he externed for Harry D. Leinenweber of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Prior to law school, Ryan worked as an entrepreneur, project manager and consultant for several Chicago companies. He oversaw the finances for large-scale heavy civil construction projects and the construction of The Physician Center at Saint Anthony Hospital. He was an equity partner in two startups and directed national sales for a distribution company that he co-founded.