Ryan E. Bull

Partner

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Washington

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Ryan Bull has a broad international dispute resolution practice. He has led or been actively involved in commercial arbitrations on behalf of major American, Russian, Chinese, French and Korean companies, as well as investor-state arbitrations. He has also prosecuted and defended claims raising a wide range of international and commercial legal issues in U.S. trial and appellate courts.


Ryan Bull’s practice focuses on the resolution of international disputes. He has led or been actively involved in commercial arbitrations on behalf of major American, Russian, Chinese, French and Korean companies, as well as investor-state arbitrations. Mr. Bull has also prosecuted and defended claims raising a wide range of international and commercial legal issues in U.S. trial and appellate courts. On behalf of clients, he has overseen the prosecution and defense of claims in both civil law and common law jurisdictions in Europe and Asia.

Mr. Bull also counsels clients on internationals disputes issues in connection with large transactions, including dispute resolution planning and strategy.

Mr. Bull is proficient in Russian, and from 1994 to 1997 worked as a management consultant in Ukraine on the privatization of medium-scale and large-scale enterprises in various industrial sectors.

Following graduation from law school, Mr. Bull served as a law clerk to the Honorable Fortunato P. Benavides of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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    Publications, Speeches and Presentations

    • “North American Overview,” The International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration, 2013 (Michael Goldberg, co-author)
    • Panelist, “The Impact of Government Acquisitions: Participation in Private Companies and Expropriation,” IBA Conference on Mergers and Acquisitions in Latin America: Boosting growth, Lima, Peru, March 2013
    • Chapter on United States Arbitration in GAR Reference, 2010-11 (Michael P. Lennon, co-author)
    • “North American Overview,” The International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration, 2008-09 (Jay L. Alexander, co-author)
    • “Bankruptcy Crimes,” Federal Sentencing Guidelines, Lexis Publishing, 2002 (Jay L. Alexander, co-author)
    • “Operation of the New Article 9 Choice of Law Rules in an International Context,”Texas Law Review, February 2000