Republican National Lawyers Association | (RNLA)
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Mr. Ryan D. Nelson

Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP
Contributing Member
1501 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 736-8055
Fax: (202) 736-8711

Law School: Brigham Young University (1999)
Foreign Languages: Dutch

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Currently practicing with Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP in Washington, D.C., focusing on appellate litigation, and international and constitutional law. Represented parties before the United States Supreme Court in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain (2004) and State of Utah v. Evans (2002), and drafted briefs in Al Odah v. U.S. (2004), Tennessee v. Lane (2003), Corporation of the Presiding Bishop v. First Unitarian Church (2003), Verizon Communications, Inc. v. Trinko (2003), Eldred v. Ashcroft (2003), and Hope v. Pelzer (2002). Clerked with the Honorable Karen LeCraft Henderson, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit and with Charles N. Brower and Richard Mosk on the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal.

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