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Ryan R. Cole

Attorney

As a member of the CH& Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights practice team, Ryan assists businesses and individuals with commercial bankruptcy and related legal matters. Outside of commercial bankruptcy, Ryan has a wide range of experience, including a variety of transactions involving capital raising, aviation sales and leasing, and mergers & acquisition. Ryan was born and raised in Alaska, has his private pilot’s license and a bush plane for weekend adventures, and worked his way through law school commercial fishing out in Bristol Bay.

Introduction

As a member of the CH& Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights practice team, Ryan assists businesses and individuals with commercial bankruptcy and related legal matters. Outside of commercial bankruptcy, Ryan has a wide range of experience, including a variety of transactions involving capital raising, aviation sales and leasing, and mergers & acquisition. Ryan was born and raised in Alaska, has his private pilot’s license and a bush plane for weekend adventures, and worked his way through law school commercial fishing out in Bristol Bay.

Education

  • Trinity College-Hartford (B.A., Economics and Philosophy, 2017)
    • NCAA DIII Men’s Ice Hockey National Champion
  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law (J.D., 2021)
    • Race to the Bottom Corporate Law Blog, Editor-in-Chief
    • Ground Control: An Air & Space Law Blog, Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Admissions

  • Washington
  • Alaska
  • Colorado
  • US District Court, Western District of Washington
  • US District Court for the District of Alaska
  • US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Alaska

Honors & Recognition

  • Listed in the Alaska Business Legal Elite for Business Law, 2023

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Volunteer with Challenge Alaska Ski Program

Personal

  • In his spare time, Ryan enjoys flying his airplane (Cessna 170B), skiing, mountain biking, surfing, and watching the Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Red Wings.
  • Ryan believes in giving back to the community and has volunteered countless hours at Habitat for Humanity and Challenge Alaska.