Ryan M. Sweigard

Sweigard Ryan

Ryan Sweigard focuses on matters related to technology transactions and intellectual property. Ryan also has extensive experience managing commercial contracts, including licensing, cloud computing, software as a service (SaaS), strategic alliances, joint ventures, strategic sourcing, new product development, and other complex commercial transactions. He has advised clients in a variety of industries, including information technology, software, industrial controls, hospitality, healthcare, energy, medical devices, petrochemicals, consumer products, and financial services. Prior to practicing law, Ryan studied computer science and worked as a software developer at a knowledge management firm in Washington, DC.


Representative Matters

  • Represented a European tech start-up in the negotiation of a multi-year services agreement with the U.S. division of a global telecommunications company.




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

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member, Virginia State Bar