Ryan Merriman

Phone: 801.438.2000
Fax: 801.438.2050
Email: rmerriman@btjd.com


Areas:

          • Commercial Litigation
          • Real Estate Litigation
          • Trade Secrets & Employee Mobility
          • Construction Litigation
          • Employment Litigation
          • Securities Litigation
          • Appeals

Background
& Experience

Mr. Merriman is an associate in the firm’s litigation department. His practice emphasizes general commercial litigation involving contract disputes, trade secrets and employee mobility, securities litigation, and commercial landlord-tenant disputes. Mr. Merriman also has experience in administrative practice, appeals, construction law, and real property litigation, including government takings and boundary disputes.

Education

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D. 2013)

  • Magna cum Laude, Order of the Coif
  • Lead Articles Editor, BYU Law Review

Brigham Young University (B.S., Economics, B.A., Political Science, 2010)

  • 1st Team All-MW Conference Track, 2011
  • 2nd Team All-MW Conference Cross Country, 2010

Publications

Comment, Closing Pandora’s Box: Proposing a Statutory Solution to the Supreme Court’s Failure to Adequately Protect Private Property, 2012 BYU L. Rev. 1331.

Professional Affiliations

Associate, Aldon J. Anderson American Inn of Court
Member, Utah State Bar, Litigation Section

Foreign Languages

Spanish

Personal

Mr. Merriman is married and has two children. He enjoys basketball, distance running, and reading about American history and politics.