Eric J. Ryan

Of Counsel

P: (630) 871-2604
F: (630) 871-9869

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Mr. Ryan concentrates his practice in title insurance issues, real estate litigation, commercial litigation and business counseling. His practice includes the representation of clients at the trial court and appellate levels in a wide variety of business disputes.  Mr. Ryan has consistently obtained favorable verdicts and settlements in disputes involving construction litigation and mechanic's liens, real estate lien priorities, property rights disputes, contract enforcement, employment actions, trade secret and non-competition litigation, shareholder disputes, insurance coverage and related commercial litigation.


Mr. Ryan is an experienced trial attorney, having represented a number of clients in mediations, arbitration hearings, bench trials, and jury trials in Illinois and Iowa courts. Additionally, Mr. Ryan has significant appellate experience, having clerked in the Illinois Appellate Court, Third District, and having handled a number of appeals in state and federal courts.

Publication & Seminars

Chapter 9, “Guardians and Receivers,” in IICLE publication “Chancery and Special Remedies.” Co-authored with Ross Molho.


When I’m not practicing law, I enjoy spending time with my three young children.  In the wealth of other “free time” remaining to me, I enjoy creating cacophony distantly related to music while I learn to play the guitar, and I am active in my church, especially the men’s group and praise band.

Practice Areas

Real Estate
Labor & Employment


Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, 2001
Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1998
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

Admission to Practice

Illinois State Bar

Iowa State Bar

United States Bar for the Northern District of Illinois

United States Bar for the Southern District of Illinois

United States Bar for the Central District of Illinois

United States Bar for the Southern District of Indiana


Illinois State Bar Association

DuPage County Bar Association

Iowa State Bar Association

Kane County Bar Association

American Bar Association