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Ryan M. Charlson


Ryan M. Charlson is a Partner in the firm’s Ft. Lauderdale West office. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Construction Law and a member of the firm’s Construction Group. Mr. Charlson focuses his practice on construction, environmental, products liability, and insurance coverage disputes.

Mr. Charlson received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois Chicago Law School where he graduated cum laude and achieved the Dean’s List all semesters. During law school, Mr. Charlson served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review and was a member of the Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Honors Council. Prior to law school, Mr. Charlson attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. There, he was active in the Drake International Business Society and Delta Sigma Pi, a professional business fraternity. After earning his undergraduate degrees and before attending law school, Mr. Charlson worked in the insurance industry as an underwriter.

Mr. Charlson is admitted to The Florida Bar, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.


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  • University of Illinois Chicago Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Drake University, B.S., Business Administration; B.A., Economics
  • Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Southern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle Districts of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • American Bar Association
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Associate Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America