Ryan P. Browne


Ryan Browne practices in our Montana office.  He has maintained a diverse civil litigation practice over the past nine years.  His experience includes representing individuals; local, regional, and national businesses; public entities; and non-profit organizations.  Mr. Browne’s practice areas include construction and design defect and deficiency, premises liability, workers’ compensation, realtor/broker professional negligence, fire suppression system ITM professional negligence, transportation, and general tort defense.

Mr. Browne has successfully defended large national retailers in complex and high exposure cases.  He has successfully obtained the dismissal of claims and cases by way of dispositive motion practice on numerous occasions.  Mr. Browne has represented clients in the justice, tribal, state, and federal courts across Montana and at all stages of litigation including mediation and trial.

Mr. Browne has been on the Board of Trustees for the Yellowstone County Bar Association since 2017 and has been Montana’s Young Lawyer Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates since 2019.

Bar Admissions

  • Montana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, District of Montana


Billings Office

175 North 27th Street
Suite 1101
Billings, MT 59101


JD: University of Montana School of Law, 2010
BA & BS: Regis University, 2007, History & Political Economy, Dean’s List



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Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America; Construction Law, Litigation ­­- Real Estate, and Transportation Law, 2022-2024

Professional Experience
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Susan P. Watters, Montana’s 13th Judicial District, 2010-2011
  • Clinical Intern, United States Attorney’s Office, Billings, MT, 2009-2010
  • Special Deputy County Attorney, Yellowstone County Attorney’s Office, Billings, MT, 2008-2009