Ryan M. Sweigard

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Ryan Sweigard's practice focuses on a wide range of legal issues facing startup and emerging growth companies including mergers and acquisitions, technology transactions, licensing, financing and general planning and governance. Ryan has advised clients in a variety of industries, including IT services and software, outsourcing, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing.

Prior to practicing law, Ryan worked as a software developer with a knowledge management firm in Washington, DC. He designed and developed web-based software applications and backend systems for the federal government and private businesses and gained industry experience in project management, software licensing, and IT operations and security.




  • J.D. University of Maryland School of Law 2011
  • B.S. Computer Science University of Arizona 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted in Maryland and Virginia Only: Practicing Under the Supervision of Venable Partners Admitted in DC.
  • Maryland
  • Virginia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar