C Ryan Reetz represents clients as trial counsel in international and domestic litigation, arbitration, and regulatory disputes. Mr Reetz has handled putative and actual class actions involving claims under a wide range of state and federal statutes as well as various common-law theories. His litigation experience also includes disputes involving corporate, partnership, joint venture, and merger/acquisition issues; shareholder derivative litigation; foreign sovereign immunity issues; trade secret and non-competition actions; and product liability litigation, together with commercial, contractual, fiduciary-duty and misrepresentation claims across a wide range of industries. He has also handled administrative and regulatory litigation with respect to insurance ratemaking, insurance policy form exclusions, power plant siting, and land-use regulation. His arbitration experience includes international and domestic disputes before a variety of arbitral institutions and under various arbitration rules and agreed procedures. He has handled arbitrations concerning investment disputes, merger and acquisition claims, sales and licensing issues, control of corporations, insurance ratemaking, construction disputes, and employment issues, among others. He has also served as an arbitrator in ICC and ad hoc arbitration proceedings.
Mr Reetz has taught transnational civil litigation and arbitration as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law, arbitration skills at the Swiss Arbitration Academy, US contract law as a visiting professor at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, and trial skills through the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He lectures and publishes frequently, and serves with numerous professional organisations including the Florida Bar international law section, which he currently chairs, and the American Law Institute. He received his JD, summa cum laude, from Boston University School of Law, and his AB, magna cum laude, from Harvard University.
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