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Peter J. Ryan




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Peter Ryan is an associate attorney with Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, Inc. Before joining our team here at Hunt Ortmann, Mr. Ryan worked for a professional law corporation where he gained valuable experience in torts and general corporate issues. Prior to this, Mr. Ryan worked for one of the top accounting firms in Los Angeles where he practiced in the areas of international tax and transfer pricing issues, and focused on the legal implications of emerging base erosion and profit shifting rules. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Ryan worked while a student as a certified student legal intern at the clinical law center and represented the interests of many of the region’s low-income clients in home foreclosure and predatory lending practices.


  • University of Notre Dame, J.D.
  • University of Southern California, Bachelor of Arts

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  • California
  • United States District Court of California, Central
  • Ventura County Bar Association
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Stay Your Mechanic’s Lien Foreclosure Action – Or Waive Arbitration Rights On All Your Claims
Montrose and Horizontal or Vertical Exhaustion: Is the Long-Tail (Claim) Wagging the Dog? – Insurance Journal
Not An All-Or-Nothing Proposition Active Negligence May Not Preclude Indemnity Rights

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