Isaac H. Ryan


Isaac H. Ryan is a partner with Deutsch, Kerrigan & Stiles in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is currently engaged in complex litigation practice covering products liability, medical malpractice, transportation, and commercial litigation. Before joining the firm, Mr. Ryan served as law clerk for Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll for three years on both the Third Circuit Court of Appeal and the Louisiana Supreme Court. Drawing upon these experiences, Mr. Ryan frequently handles referrals of select appellate cases, and he is frequently called upon to consult with outside counsel in tailoring writ applications for submission to the Louisiana Supreme Court.
Mr. Ryan is a member of the bar of every court in the State of Louisiana. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and The United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Federal Circuits. In addition, Mr. Ryan is admitted to practice before the Tribal Courts of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana and the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana. His practice is divided evenly between federal and state court.
Mr. Ryan is a lifelong citizen of New Orleans. He attended Jesuit High School before obtaining a degree in Business Administration and finance from the University of Southern California. He returned to Louisiana State University for Law School, where he honed his skills in writing and research on the Louisiana Law Review, and earned his Juris Doctorate degree.

Mr. Ryan is active in the American Bar Association and the Louisiana State Bar Association. He was on “The Best Lawyers in America” List from 2007-2014. In 2015, he was appointed by Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll to serve on the board of The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society.