Ryne is an associate with Smith Haughey Rice and Roegge, practicing in the Medical Malpractice Defense group at the firm's Grand Rapids office. Prior to joining Smith Haughey, Ryne practiced extensively throughout Illinois, serving as counsel in matters involving medical malpractice and long-term care defense. Ryne has successfully defended physicians, hospitals, nurses, nursing home facilities and other health care professionals, obtaining dismissal and summary judgment in a variety of matters before both the state and federal courts.
In addition to his medical malpractice experience, Ryne has litigated and counseled clients in the areas of business, commercial, civil and employment law. Ryne graduated from the University of Iowa with an undergraduate degree in Business Studies and received his J.D. from Western Michigan Thomas M. Cooley Law School, with an emphasis in litigation.
Outside of the office, Ryne enjoys spending time with his wife, Arynn, their son and their golden retriever. Ryne also enjoys playing hockey and golf, and watching the Iowa Hawkeyes, Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Cubs.
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