Ryann S. Embury is a partner and co-founder of MILLER | EMBURY, PLLC. He concentrates his practice in the area of plaintiff's personal injury law, representing individuals injured in auto accidents, wrongful death matters, premises liability actions, and product liability cases.
Ryann's extensive litigation experience began when he started his legal career as a Prosecutor for one of the country's largest Prosecutor's offices. As a Prosecutor, Ryann gained significant and valuable courtroom experience.
"Ryann is compassionate, calm, smart, and gives you all the information
upfront that you need to make decisions."
- Paula Lake
He then moved into the civil sector where he joined Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC, one of the largest and most reputable civil litigation firms in Phoenix, Arizona. Ryann was also a former law clerk to Chief Justice Steven Markman of the Michigan Supreme Court and Justice Michael Gross of the New York State Supreme Court.
Ryann earned his Juris Doctor degree from Michigan State University College of Law. While in Law School, Ryann excelled in the area of trial practice. He was selected to the Law School's Moot Court Board where he successfully competed in national trial and appellate competitions, earning national recognition for trial advocacy and brief writing. He was later selected to teach junior law students and became the captain of an appellate team. He led his team to the top of a prestigious national appellate competition, winning "Best Brief" and advancing to the semi-finals for oral advocacy.
Ryann is admitted to practice in both Michigan and Arizona and is a member of the bar in each state. Throughout his legal career, he has successfully tried cases to judges and juries in both Arizona and Michigan. He has represented numerous individuals, small businesses, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies. And he has attended hundreds of motion hearings in both Federal and State Courts on a wide variety of legal matters.
In 2020, Ryann successfully secured a $3.4M award and settlement against a Michigan trucking and linen delivery service company and its negligent driver in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Benzie County. Mr. Embury prosecuted the case on behalf of the husband of a 64-year old woman who suffered an untimely and tragic death in a cross-over collision on the US-31 Highway near Traverse City. Ryann recently achieved a $415,000 jury verdict on behalf of his clients who were injured as pedestrians while walking on a sidewalk after being struck by a car. Ryann also achieved a $329,000 jury verdict and fees in excess of $100,000 on behalf of his client who was injured in a broadside collision in Traverse City. He and his partner were forced to try the case after the insurance company rejected an $80,000 offer of judgment.
In his spare time, Ryann enjoys being outdoors and is an avid cyclist. He also has a long-time passion for the game of hockey and currently moonlights as a local minor hockey coach.
Ryann was given highly-regarded Martindale-Hubbell awards again for 2020, and he was selected by The National Trial Lawyers Association for inclusion into the Top 100.