Ryan Shores


Ryan Shores is a partner in the firm’s Antitrust and Litigation groups, where he focuses on antitrust and other complex litigation at the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts throughout the country. Ryan served as a law clerk to the late Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist of the US Supreme Court and Judge Kenneth F. Ripple of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Selected Experience

  • Defended major energy company in cases alleging antitrust, breach of contract, RICO, and other theories related to alleged underpayment of royalties.
  • Defended major energy company in multi-state investigations and litigation alleging fraud, unjust enrichment, and false claims.
  • Defended containerboard and box manufacturer in antitrust class action alleging a conspiracy among competitors to reduce supply and fix prices.
  • Defended global beverage company in putative class actions alleging unfair competition, false labeling, and consumer deception.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2003
    • Editor-in-Chief, Virginia Law Review
    • Order of the Coif; Raven Society
  • Huntingdon College, B.A., History and Religion/Philosophy, 1998, magna cum laude


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