Ryan M. Cunningham
Ryan M. Cunningham is a graduate of Wesleyan University (B.A., French studies/government, 1997) and Boston University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2004). While at Boston University, he was an advocate in the Albers honors moot court competition, served as a director of the Esdaile moot court competition, and was named an Edward F. Hennessey Scholar. Prior to law school, he worked as a litigation project assistant at the law firm of Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt in Portland, Oregon. He is a member of the Alpha Delta Phi literary society (1994). Ryan's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and defense of banks and other financial institutions in tort and contract matters. Ryan was named a "New England Super Lawyer" in 2013 and 2014, and a "Massachusetts Rising Star" in 2012 in lists published by the Thomson Reuters rating service in Boston Magazine. Only 5% of lawyers in Massachusetts are named as Super Lawyers and only 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40 are selected as Rising Stars. Prior to joining Fitch Law Partners LLP in 2009, Ryan spent four years as a litigator at Foley Hoag, LLP, with a focus on complex commercial litigation and accountants' professional liability. Ryan is admitted to the bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of Rhode Island, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.