Todd Pierce-RyanTodd Pierce-Ryan

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Todd Pierce-Ryan is an associate with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. He represents clients in a wide variety of civil matters, with a focus in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law, and labor and employment. He joined the firm in 2015.

Mr. Pierce-Ryan graduated from Harvard Law School (J.D. 2015), where he served as Managing Editor for the Harvard Human Rights Journal. During law school, Mr. Pierce-Ryan completed 2,156 hours of pro bono work, primarily as a student attorney at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and Harvard Defenders. He received his undergraduate degree in classical civilization with high distinction from the University of Michigan (B.A. 2005).

Prior to law school, Mr. Pierce-Ryan served for six years with Habitat for Humanity – two years as an AmeriCorps national service member and four years as an executive director – and was a licensed residential builder.

Mr. Pierce-Ryan is a member of the bar in Illinois.


  • Harvard Law School (J.D. 2015)

    • — Managing Editor, Harvard Human Rights Journal
    • — Student Attorney, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
    • — Student Attorney, Harvard Defenders

  • University of Michigan (B.A. 2005)

    • — B.A. with high distinction in classical civilization
    • — James B. Angell Scholar, University Honors


  • Illinois (2015)