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 successfully challenges SEC buybacks ruleJones Day successfully represented the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in challenging a rule adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission requiring public companies to disclose the reasons behind their decisions to engage in stock buybacks.
  • Leading trade associations submit comments on FSOC proposalsJones Day drafted comment letters for several leading financial services and business trade associations in response to Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) proposals relating to the non-bank systemic risk designation process.
  • 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.
    • 2019
      Catholic Judges Have No Obligation to Recuse Themselves in Capital Cases, 42 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 309

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