Ryan Merriman

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


  • 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, securities, real property, and commercial landlord-tenant disputes. Mr. Merriman also has experience in administrative practice and appeals.


    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


    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.

    Other Professional Experience

    Law Clerk to Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant, Utah Supreme Court, 2014‑2015
    Law Clerk to Judge Stephen L. Roth, Utah Court of Appeals, 2013-

    Professional Affiliations

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

    Foreign Languages



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