Ryan W. Beall

Ryan W. Beall received his undergraduate degree in Political Science with a minor in Human Communication from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas in 2008, and his law degree from University of California Irvine, School of Law in 2016. While at law school, he served a judicial externship to the Honorable Brian E. Hill, Superior Court of Santa Barbara, and a judicial externship to the Honorable Scott C. Clarkson, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California. Upon graduation, Mr. Beall served a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Christopher M. Klein, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of California from August 2016 to August 2018.

Mr. Beall’s practice primarily relates to bankruptcy and insolvency matters. Mr. Beall has represented bankruptcy trustees, chapter 11 debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and is especially focused on chapter 9 municipality bankruptcies, representing multiple chapter 9 debtors.

Mr. Beall is also focused on the changing legal framework influenced by cryptocurrency especially in insolvency matters. Mr. Beall’s article Cryptocurrency in the Law: An Analysis of the Treatment of Cryptocurrency in Bankruptcy was published in the California Bankruptcy Journal in 2019.