Ryan McLellan
Expertise Overview

Ryan specializes in defending a wide range of personal injury claims and has significant representation in construction and job-site injuries, automobile accidents, catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, premise liability, and products liability and has extended his practice to work closely with Smith Freed Eberhard’s Construction and Development Group.

Prior to joining Smith Freed Eberhard, Ryan gained his insurance defense experience working at law firms in Eugene and Portland, Oregon. While attending law school, Ryan served as an associate editor of the Oregon Law Review, preparing articles for publication and conducting associated research.


University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 2002
Willamette University, B.S., Politics and Economics, 1998

Professional Certification & Accolades

Member, Oregon State Bar Association
Member, Washington State Bar Association

Practice Areas
  • Practice Area
    • Commercial Liability Defense
    • Negligence
    • Trucking & Transportation
    • Products Liability
    • Slip and Fall
    • Timber Trespass
    • Tenant Landlord
    • Premises Liability
    • Jobsite Injury
    • Wrongful Death
    • Personal Lines
Bar Admissions
  • Oregon
  • Washington
, Diligent Preparation and Spotting Fatal Flaws in the Other Side’s Case Leads to Favorable Outcome Thursday March 22, 2018 By: Ryan McLellan
, , Turning Over a New Leaf Thursday July 2, 2015 By: Ryan McLellan, Sean Conner
A Successful Appeal of OSHA Jobsite Violations Friday June 26, 2015 By: Ryan McLellan
Trial Venue: Conservative Controversy Thursday June 18, 2015 By: Ryan McLellan
, “Excusable Neglect” – Excused Thursday June 18, 2015 By: Ryan McLellan
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