Ryan Mitchell practices in the firm's litigation group. Ryan focuses on commercial litigation, including business and contract disputes. Ryan has particular experience representing builders and contractors in matters involving construction defects, payment claims, and mechanics’ liens. He also represents railroads in injury and property claims brought by individuals or entities, as well as claims brought by railroad employees under the Federal Employers' Liability Act.
Ryan serves on the editorial board of The Maryland Litigator. Before joining the firm, Ryan served as the law clerk to the Honorable Stuart R. Berger of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City (now of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland).
Selected for inclusion in Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Star Edition, since 2015
Lawyers' Campaign Against Hunger, Executive Committee
American Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association
Bar Association of Baltimore City
Drafted the winning brief in connection with a motion to dismiss filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland on behalf of a small business owner. The business owner's former employer brought the action for alleged breaches of restrictive covenants, seeking both injunctive relief and substantial monetary damages. The former employer voluntarily dismissed the action before filing a response to the motion to dismiss.
Drafted the winning briefs in connection with seven appeals to the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. The issues included: the right to disinter human remains; the interpretation of a termination provision in a construction, operation and reciprocal easement agreement; and the exception to the parol evidence rule in cases of fraud in the inducement.
In a four-day mechanics' lien trial, successfully represented the owner of a condominium development project. The petitioner was seeking several hundred thousand dollars for allegedly unpaid invoices in connection with work and materials that were allegedly supplied for the project. The trial court ruled in favor of the developer and denied the petitioner's request for a final mechanics' lien.
In a dispute over a 93-acre real estate development project, Kramon & Graham successfully secured a jury trial victory for its client. Following a six-day trial, firm attorneys Andrew Jay Graham and Ryan A. Mitchell prevailed in obtaining a $2.84 million judgment. After one and one-half days of deliberation in the Circuit Court for Frederick County, the jury returned a verdict in favor of Kramon & Graham’s client on claims of negligent misrepresentation, tortious interference with contractual and/or economic relations, and breach of contract. The development project is located near Ft. Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.
Kramon & Graham is pleased to announce that Ryan Mitchell has become a principal of the firm.
In a dispute over a 93-acre real estate development project, Kramon & Graham successfully secured a jury trial victory for its client.
On April 8, 2015, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland affirmed a defense verdict obtained by firm principal Brian Goodman on behalf of a church in a multi-day jury trial in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Kramon & Graham principals Andrew Jay Graham, Natalie McSherry named to Top 10: 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers list for eighth consecutive year12/12/2016
Kramon & Graham, a nationally recognized full service law firm with 35 attorneys, announced today that twenty-one of its lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
Kramon & Graham, a nationally recognized full service law firm with 34 attorneys, announced today that seventeen of its lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 Maryland Super Lawyers legal ranking guide, including four up-and-coming attorneys who are recognized as "Rising Stars."
Kramon & Graham congratulates nineteen lawyers named to Maryland Super Lawyers 2015.