Ryan Hayden Smith
Founding lawyer Ryan Hayden Smith earned his law degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is admitted to practice law in the state of North Carolina, and the federal courts in the Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina. Ryan represents individuals, startups, businesses, nonprofits and more. His focus is on lawsuits, commercial litigation, and trials, including immigration law, contracts, slip and falls, debt settlement, car accidents, personal injury, fraud, negligence, and other torts. He provides aggressive representation and is always ready to fight for your rights.
Ryan has clients all over the country, and represents both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation and immigration law, achieving significant courtroom wins for his clients. For example, Ryan successfully defended the world-famous musician, Ja Rule in a $100 million-dollar class-action lawsuit concerning the Fyre Festival. He got all 13 claims against Ja Rule dismissed. The case is titled In Re Fyre Festival Litigation in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The full opinion is here. The Fyre Festival story can be found here.