Mr. Reese is an Associate in the Firm’s Tampa office. Originally from the Midwest, Ryan graduated with high honors from the University of Illinois, completing both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree. While there, he earned the ‘Graduate Marshal’ award for ranking first in his Master’s class.
Ryan then moved to Florida to earn his law degree, graduating with honors from Stetson University College of Law. While there, he completed Stetson’s prestigious Honor’s Program and earned a concentration in Advocacy. Ryan also served as a Senior Associate on the law review and Chair of the Student Leadership Development Committee. He authored many of the digests published in the Recent Developments Journal of the Stetson Law Review, as well as an article on wrongful death damages, which earned him the Elizabeth A. Leeman award for most outstanding student publication.
Ryan joined Moore Bowman & Rix immediately upon graduation and devotes his practice entirely to protecting landowners’ private property rights. He focuses primarily on eminent domain, inverse condemnation, and Bert Harris actions, although his experience also includes easement, boundary, and title disputes, as well as land-use and exaction issues. Ryan has represented clients in state circuit and appellate courts, in Florida’s district courts and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, in DOAH matters, and before local government boards and tribunals.
In his spare time, Ryan enjoys traveling, golf, scuba diving, and exercising. He is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division and Eminent Domain Section.