Ryan Patrick Phair Paul Hastings


Ryan Phair is Co-Chair of the Antitrust and Competition practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is an experienced trial lawyer and appellate advocate whose practice focuses on complex civil, criminal, and international litigation and arbitrations; internal, congressional, and grand jury investigations; and public policy, strategic counseling, and crisis communications. Mr. Phair has represented corporate and individual clients, both as plaintiffs and defendants, in a broad spectrum of complex litigation and arbitrations at the trial and appellate levels, including antitrust, securities, RICO, ERISA, FCA, fraud, false advertising, data breach, privacy, public nuisance, and other types of class and individual actions. On behalf of plaintiffs, he has successfully recovered over $1 billion for his clients, making him one of a few select lawyers to have ever achieved this feat. On behalf of defendants, Mr. Phair has an equally remarkable track record of success spanning dozens of complex cases, investigations, and enforcement actions. Mr. Phair is also an expert in the rapidly expanding field of mass arbitration and regularly advises clients and coordinates strategic responses to such campaigns.

2022 Awards


Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Private Enforcement

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