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March 4, 2013

No more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in Illinois are selected to the Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys cannot pay to be listed as a Super Lawyers’ Rising Star. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of attorneys, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

Ryan has practiced at DiMonte & Lizak, LLC since September 2008. He focuses his practice on business litigation, construction litigation and various other aspects of commercial litigation. While the majority of his clients are medium-sized local business owners, Ryan has successfully represented a wide range of clients in trial courts, appellate courts, and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He completed a 12 day trial this summer, in which he and partner David Arena successfully defended a client against claims of fraud, breach of a merger agreement and piercing the corporate veil. Ryan was recently admitted to the trial bar for the Northern District of Illinois and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Commercial Banking, Collections and Bankruptcy Committee.