Ryan Dennett




Ryan L. Dennett is a founding partner of Dennett Winspear. Prior to founding Dennett Winspear, Mr. Dennett was a partner at a medium-sized Las Vegas law firm – Pearson, Patton, Shea, Foley & Kurtz, where he had been affiliated for approximately eight years.

Mr. Dennett’s practice at his former firm was focused in the areas of insurance, first and third-party defense, insurance bad faith, insurance coverage, commercial law, plaintiff’s personal injury and family law. Mr. Dennett’s substantial experience includes jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, mediations and appellate practice.

Mr. Dennett received his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1992 from Southern Utah University. Thereafter, he attended the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, graduating with his Juris Doctorate in 1995. He was admitted to practice law in Nevada in 1995 and in Utah in 1997. Mr. Dennett maintains an active license with the Bars of both states and handles matters throughout Nevada and Utah. He is a member bar for the federal courts in both Nevada and Utah, as well as the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Since founding Dennett Winspear, Mr. Dennett has continued his emphasis in the areas of litigation, to include insurance (third and first party), insurance bad faith, medical malpractice defense, commercial litigation, business litigation, plaintiff’s personal injury, administrative actions and family law. Mr. Dennett has successfully defended clients in trial and arbitration and has recovered large settlements for Plaintiffs in appropriate personal injury matters. These have included wrongful death, products liability, automobile collisions and medical malpractice. Mr. Dennett has lectured on insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, first party and third party claims.

Notable in Mr. Dennett’s legal experience are many lengthy and complex jury trials. These include the representation of individuals, corporations, hospitals and physicians. Mr. Dennett has argued appellate matters before the Nevada Supreme Court and the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Dennett is married and is the father of two children. When not practicing law or spending time with his family, Mr. Dennett is an avid outdoor sportsman and has traveled in Africa, Alaska and throughout the continental United States to pursue this passion.

Contact Ryan at rdennett@dennettwinspear.com.