Ryan M.Proctor


Washington + 1.202.879.3421

Ryan Proctor focuses on appellate advocacy and complex litigation.

Before joining Jones Day, Ryan served as a law clerk to Judge Gregory G. Katsas of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and Judge Joan L. Larsen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.


  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce presents argument in challenge to SEC buybacks ruleJones Day presented oral arguments before the Fifth Circuit in a major regulatory challenge on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to the SEC's new rule requiring public companies to disclose the reasons behind their decisions to engage in stock buybacks.
  • Catholic Archdiocese of Washington obtains preliminary injunction against D.C. worship restrictionsJones Day represented the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington in obtaining a preliminary injunction against the District of Columbia's COVID-related restrictions on the number of people who can attend indoor worship services.
  • Additional Publications

    • 2019
      Catholic Judges Have No Obligation to Recuse Themselves in Capital Cases, 42 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 309

    Speaking Engagements

    • October 2020
      Catholic Judges and the Death Penalty (https://fedsoc.org/events/catholic-judges-and-the-death-penalty)