Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • Virginia


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


  • American Bar Association

    Maryland State Bar Association

    Virginia State Bar
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Ryan M. Sweigard


Ryan Sweigard is an associate with Venable's Corporate Group. His 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.