Ryan D. Rainey, Associate


Ryan Rainey is a corporate litigation attorney who focuses his practice on developing litigation strategies at all stages of a dispute, across a variety of industries.

He represented noncitizens seeking asylum and other forms of legal status as a student attorney for the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic while in law school. Ryan also assisted with consumer protection matters as a summer fellow for the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Prior to law school, Ryan worked as a Washington, DC-based journalist covering international trade policy and federal financial regulation.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2021)
    • Minnesota Journal of International Law, Lead Articles editor
    • Dean’s List
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.A., 2013)
    • Majors: Journalism, Latin American Studies
    • Iron Shield Society, 2012-2013

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Election Protection, volunteer, 2020
  • Asylum Law Project, volunteer, 2019


  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
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