Ryan Sims's practice focuses on corporate restructuring and reorganizations, complex bankruptcy litigation, and other insolvency-related matters. He regularly counsels lenders, creditors, borrowers, and debtors in connection with complex in- and out-of-court restructurings. Ryan also has counseled clients on, among other issues, avoidance litigation, fiduciary duty, and corporate governance matters.
Most recently Ryan played significant roles in the Firm's representation of the largest creditor constituency in the Intelsat S.A. chapter 11 cases, the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Toys "R" Us Property Company I chapter 11 cases, and creditors in connection with the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's restructuring. In addition, Ryan has been involved in representing creditors in high-stakes avoidance litigation in chapter 11 and chapter 7 proceedings.
Ryan maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in a variety of matters pending in the D.C. Superior Court and Arlington County Circuit Court. He also has experience working with the D.C. Bar Advice & Referral Clinic.
- American University (J.D. cum laude 2016; Senior Symposium Editor, American University Law Review); Brigham Young University (B.A. in Italian 2012)
- Virginia and District of Columbia