Michael J. Ryan joined Black & LoBello in the latter half of 2010 to handle workers’ compensation defense and related matters for third-party administrators, insurers and employers. Mr. Ryan earned a Bachelors in English and History from the University of Colorado in 1984 and a Juris Doctor from Arizona State University in 1987. After relocating to northern Nevada and passing the Nevada Bar Exam in 1990, Mr. Ryan has practiced primarily in insurance related matters. For several years he was counsel to the Nevada Commission of Insurance and served as deputy counsel for the State Industrial Insurance System. Since moving to Las Vegas in 1995, Mr. Ryan has been in private practice assisting a wide variety of administrators, insurance companies, and employers in resolving and litigating workers’ compensation issues.