Areas of Practice
- Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 2002
- The George Washington University, B.A., Political Science, 1995
- California, 2003
- District of Columbia, 2003
Ryan D. Israel joined the firm as special counsel in 2011 from the government affairs law firm, Butera & Andrews, where he represented financial institutions, trade groups, and government contractors. He also advised start-up and small business clients on business formation and general corporate matters.
Mr. Israel graduated from the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2002 where he was a Fellow and Founding Student Board Member of Pepperdine’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Law and a Member of the Moot Court Board.
Prior to law school, Mr. Israel was the Legislative Assistant for Rep. Donald A. Manzullo, handling financial services, healthcare, transportation and energy issues.
He graduated with honors from The George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences in 1995, and was a Michael J. Curry intern in the administration of former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar.