Ryan E. Harbin

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Associate

Atlanta
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Overview

Ryan Harbin’s ever growing litigation practice encompasses a wide variety of areas. She assists clients in matters relating to contract disputes, real estate and lease disputes and data breach defense. She also has experience handling a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including contract, managed care and employment disputes. A conscientious litigator, Ryan works with clients from a dispute’s inception to its resolution to achieve a favorable result.

Select Experience

  • Obtained successful resolution of two class complaints filed against client for alleged violations of state and federal law, including full dismissal with prejudice of federal Truth in Lending Act and favorable settlement of state law claims.
  • Represented regional healthcare provider after phishing attack compromised employee email accounts, leading to full dismissal with prejudice of purported class complaint.
  • Managed class settlement for regional hospital system after data breach.
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Experience

  • Obtained successful resolution of two class complaints filed against client for alleged violations of state and federal law, including full dismissal with prejudice of federal Truth in Lending Act and favorable settlement of state law claims.
  • Represented regional healthcare provider after phishing attack compromised employee email accounts, leading to full dismissal with prejudice of purported class complaint.
  • Managed class settlement for regional hospital system after data breach.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2021 to 2022)
    • “Ones to Watch” Georgia: Commercial Litigation

Memberships

  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL)
    • GAWLedu: Graduate, 2014 to 2015 Class

Pro Bono

  • Co-counsel with the Human Rights Campaign on behalf of two transgender women in litigation against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under former President Trump, resulting in the District Court for the Eastern District of New York enjoining HHS’ rollbacks of the anti-discrimination protections pending final determination of the litigation.

Prior Positions

  • Court of Appeals of Georgia: Extern

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia

Education

  • J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 2012, cum laude; Georgia State University Law Review, Associate Editor; Bleckley Inn of Court; Law Students for Reproductive Justice; Sports and Entertainment Law Society
  • B.S., Boston University, 2007, cum laude