Government Experience

  • Legislative Aide, United States Senate, Office of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court


  • J.D., summa cum laude, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2008
    Associate Editor, The Catholic University Law Review

    Recipient, The John L. Garvey Faculty Award
  • A.B., Dartmouth College, 2000


  • American Bar Association

    Maryland State Bar Association
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Janice M. Ryan


Janice Ryan is counsel in the firm's Regulatory Affairs Practice Group, where she focuses her practice on counseling trade and professional associations, public charities, private foundations, and other nonprofits on a wide variety of legal topics, including tax exemption, corporate governance, antitrust, transactional, and political activities matters.  Janice also advises for-profit and nonprofit clients on all aspects of state and federal political law, including campaign finance, lobbying disclosure, gift and ethics rules, pay-to-play laws, and tax implications of political activities.  

Janice develops comprehensive political compliance programs tailored to clients’ needs, and assists clients to implement those programs on an ongoing basis. 

Previously, she served as a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), where she handled health care, education, human services, and food and nutrition policy matters.