Kory L. Ryan

Partner


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Current
Managing Partner, Brusniak Law, PLLC

  • Property valuation litigation for manufacturing, retail, commercial housing, and oil and gas
  • Tax exemptions for religious organizations, schools, and charitable organizations
  • Agricultural and wild-life management special appraisals
  • Business property valuations, including commercial aircraft and manufacturing equipment
  • Delinquent tax defense
  • Represents clients before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Testifies before the Texas Senate and House of Representatives committees on taxpayer issues

Founding Partner, Ryan Law Firm, LLP*
Provides representation to clients in all industries in multistate tax controversies and appeals

Previous
Attorney, Ryan, LLC, Dallas office 
Represented Fortune 500 companies in complex state and local tax controversies at North America’s leading tax services firm

Associate, Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail & Shank
Represented clients in state and federal courts in complex commercial controversies

Senior Consultant, Ryan, LLC, Houston office 
Represented clients in sales and use tax refund recovery and audit defense

PUBLIC SERVICE

Previous
United States Marine Corps, Heavy Tactical Operator

PROFESSIONAL / CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

Current
Institute for Professionals in Taxation
National Association of Property Tax Attorneys, Board Member
22Kill, Board Member
Honor Flight Austin, Board Member
Honor Courage Commitment, Inc., Former Board Member
Metroplex Marines
Wounded Warrior Project, Advance Guard
Patriot Guard Riders
Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity
Dallas Bar Association

EDUCATION
J.D., Southern Methodist University – Dedman School of Law

  • Cum Laude
  • International Law Review, Editor
  • Federal Taxpayer Clinic, Chief Counsel

B.B.A., Accounting, Texas State University

  • Magna Cum Laude

PUBLICATIONS
“Who Owns the Client File?” Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure (coauthor)

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
State of Texas

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