CONTACT INFORMATION
(312) 641-1555
HRyan@SanchezDH.com

PRACTICE FOCUS

Appellate
Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense
Construction Litigation
Premises Liability Litigation
Product Liability Litigation

EDUCATION

J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
B.A., DePauw University, Psychology Major

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Contact Information


Office: (312) 641-1555
Email: HRyan@SanchezDH.com

Practice Focus


Appellate
Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense
Construction Litigation
Premises Liability Litigation
Product Liability Litigation

Education


J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
B.A., DePauw University, Psychology Major

Bar & Court Admissions


Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Hayley H. Ryan is a litigator who focuses her practice in defending corporate clients against claims of premises liability, product liability, general negligence, construction negligence, and personal injury/wrongful death. Prior to joining Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman LLP she was an associate attorney practicing insurance defense at a reputable Chicago trial law firm. Ms. Ryan has substantial courtroom and trial experience. Ms. Ryan second-chaired a jury trial to verdict in St. Clair County where she argued motions in limine and cross-examined witnesses. Ms. Ryan third-chaired a jury trial in Cook County where she drafted and argued motions in limine, drafted the defense opening statement and witness examinations, and prepared the defense witnesses for their trial testimony, and successfully obtained a defense verdict in the face of a $50 million ask during closing arguments.

Ms. Ryan has substantial experience in legal writing. She has drafted and argued many dispositive motions, including motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment, as well as petitions to the Illinois Supreme Court and appeals to the Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court. As a law student, Ms. Ryan was a judicial extern for the Honorable Mary Anne Mason of the First District Appellate Court where she drafted opinions and observed weekly oral arguments.

Ms. Ryan also has substantial deposition experience. She has deposed plaintiffs, fact witnesses, expert witnesses, and treating physicians, and has presented corporate and individual clients, corporate representatives and expert witnesses for depositions. Ms. Ryan has experience preparing expert witnesses for deposition and trial testimony, including economists, toxicologists, mechanical and biomechanical engineers, human factors experts, psychiatrists, trucking/FMCSR experts, and physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association