Ryan B. Braithwaite

Areas of Expertise:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • HOA Representation
  • Real Estate Litigation

Background & Experience:

Ryan is a partner in the firm’s litigation department where he has focused on construction law for over 20 years. Ryan is a trusted adviser and advocate for developers, contractors, suppliers and design professionals in commercial, residential and industrial construction. Ryan’s construction law experience allows him to expertly counsel with construction professionals as they navigate the situations unique to the industry. Ryan has repeatedly been voted by his peers as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite” in construction law, as reported in Utah Business magazine. He has also been recognized as one of the top-rated construction lawyers in the  Mountain States Super Lawyers, an exclusive list of top-rated attorneys who are chosen after thorough evaluation of numerous criteria. When not practicing law, Ryan enjoys baseball and family activities.


Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 2000)
  • Member, BYU Law Review
  • Member, Moot Court Team
Brigham Young University (B.A., Communications, 1997)
  • Recipient, Cougar Club Academic Athlete Award
  • Varsity Baseball Player

Professional Experience:

  • Utah State Bar
  • Litigation Section, Utah State Bar
  • Construction Law Section, Utah State bar
  • Admitted to Practice in Utah Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for Colorado and Nevada
  • Continuing Education Presenter on Topics Relating to Construction Law and Litigation