Ryan Wooten's practice focuses on resolving business disputes, through trial, if necessary, and conducting investigations for clients in the financial services and energy industries.
Ryan has spent most of his career counseling clients in the financial services and energy industries. As a result, Ryan has deep industry knowledge and understands where his clients' business and legal strategies intersect. He has experience representing clients across the United States in federal and state courts and in front of arbitration panels. Ryan represents hydrocarbon producers, explorers, transporters and refiners in the defense of tort and breach of contract actions. In addition, Ryan represents and counsels large financial institutions in connection with regulatory investigations, enforcement actions, class action litigation, and bet-the-company contract disputes.
Ryan seeks efficient outcomes for his clients and has a track record of prevailing at the summary judgment stage. In other cases, Ryan has efficiently negotiated with opposing counsel to reach early, favorable settlements. In the event a case is not fit for early resolution, Ryan has experience trying cases to juries, the bench, and arbitration panels.
Ryan also maintains an active pro bono practice and works closely with the Houston Bar Association, including as a former chairman and current member of its Habitat for Humanity committee.