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Ryan J. Lorenz

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Ryan Lorenz represents clients in a variety of matters including commercial disputes, trust and estates, real estate, collections, bankruptcy, administrative law, medical malpractice, and tribal law.

Ryan’s strengths are most often found in the use of thoughtful and creative strategies designed to achieve optimal outcomes. Ryan’s philosophy is that a client’s needs and personal or business goals should always take a front seat.

Ryan’s professional roots go back to 1999 when he began his practice in Mohave County with the Law Office of Paul Lenkowsky and its predecessor firm, Lenkowsky, Ezzell & Burgeson. Prior to joining Clark Hill, Ryan was with the Scottsdale firm of Norling, Kolsrud, Sifferman & Davis, PLC, which merged with Clark Hill in 2009.


J.D., Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, 1999
B.A., Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, 1995


Named among Best Lawyers in America® for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2022-2024), Litigation – Bankruptcy (2022-2024), Litigation-Trusts and Estates (2023-2024) by Best Lawyers


Member, State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Section

Member, Native American Bar Association of Arizona

Vice-President, Tatum Highlands Community Association

Member, Board of Directors, Cortina Homeowners Association

Member, State Bar of Arizona’s Committee on Civil Jury Instructions

Member, Men’s Board for the Fresh Start Women’s Foundation

Board of Directors, Scottsdale Bar Association (Treasurer 2013-14, Secretary 2014-15, Vice President 2015-16, and President 2016-17)

Member – Airpark Committee of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce

State Bar Licenses

Arizona, Nevada

Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
U.S. District Ct., District of Arizona
U.S. District Ct., District of Nevada
U.S. District Ct, District of Colorado
Reported Decision
  • Sagaro Healing LLC v. State of Arizona, Et Al. (2020) CV-1 9-0129-PR.