Ryan Reese is a partner in the Firm’s Tampa Office. He devotes his practice entirely to protecting land- and business-owners’ private property rights, focusing primarily on litigation and appeals. Ryan has represented clients in Florida circuit and appellate courts, in the Middle District of Florida and Eleventh Circuit, and before DOAH and various local government bodies. He is also licensed in the United States Supreme Court.
Ryan received an undergraduate and graduate degree from the University of Illinois, then moved to Florida to attend Stetson University College of Law. There, he graduated with honors and completed its Honor’s Program, and served as Chair of the Student Leadership Development Committee. Ryan was also a member of the Stetson Law Review, where he authored several digests published in the Recent Developments Journal, as well as an article on wrongful death damages, which earned him the Elizabeth A. Leeman award for most outstanding student publication.
Ryan’s practice focuses primarily on eminent domain defense and inverse condemnation/Bert Harris actions. His experience also includes easement, boundary, and title disputes, condominium matters, land-use, zoning, and exaction issues, as well as due process and other constitutional claims. He has represented clients from pre-suit negotiation all the way to appeal in both state and federal court.
Ryan is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA) and has served on its Pro Bono Committee. He is also a member of the HCBA’s Bar Leadership Institute (BLI) Class of 2019. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys traveling, golf, and scuba diving.