Attorney Ryan MacLeod
Attorney Ryan MacLeod has a legal background that includes work as an Assistant
District Attorney for the State of Texas and as a top civil litigation
lawyer serving a national law firm based in Houston. Now, he puts his
skill and experience to work as a member of our team at Arnold & Itkin.
Ryan has lived in Texas his whole life—Lubbock born and Houston raised.
He values small town integrity and couples those principles with big city
experience and confidence. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Baylor
University in Waco, Texas and his J.D. at South Texas College of Law in
Working as a prosecutor for the state of Texas gave Ryan the opportunity
to test his courtroom skills. He was able to try a variety of misdemeanor
and felony trials to verdict during his time as an Assistant District
Attorney. During this time, Ryan’s peers as well as judges in the
system noticed his hard work, commitment, and passion for justice.
Ryan went on to serve in the litigation section of a national law firm
based in Houston. During this time, he was able to work with a variety
of complicated civil litigation matters, and to successfully represent
both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of cases. His work soon
caused him to be recognized within the legal community and he was named
a 2015 Top Commercial Litigator by Houstonia magazine and as a The National
Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40.
As a member of the team at Arnold & Itkin, Ryan brings that same passion
and courtroom skill to the table when it comes to representing injury
victims. He is compassionate, ethical, and caring, and his courtroom reputation
precedes him. Ryan is passionate about representing the rights of the injured.
Ryan has been licensed to practice law in the state of Texas, along with:
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
He lives in the Houston area with his wife Lindsey and their children,
Layne and Jack. Ryan is an active member of St. Luke’s Methodist
Church in Houston. He is also a passionate community member, serving on
the board of the Houston Food Bank’s Young Professionals Board.