C. Ryan Reetz is the managing partner of Bryan Cave, LLP's Miami, Florida office. He represents clients as trial counsel in international and domestic commercial and regulatory disputes, including investor-state arbitration, international commercial arbitration, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, foreign sovereign immunity litigation, class actions, complex commercial litigation, and administrative proceedings.
In addition to acting as counsel, he serves as an arbitrator in international commercial disputes.
Mr. Reetz frequently writes and lectures on arbitration and litigation topics. He teaches transnational civil litigation and arbitration as an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law, and taught the same subject at the University of Miami School of Law from 2003 to 2010. He also serves as a visiting professor at the University of Navarra School of Law in Pamplona, Spain. Mr. Reetz is also an instructor for the Florida Regional Program of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and has lectured at the Swiss Arbitration Academy and at a number of law schools, including Doshisha University, Marmara University, Istanbul Bilgi University and Istanbul Kültür University. He is the co-author (with Pedro J. Martinez-Fraga) of Public Purpose in International Law: Rethinking Regulatory Sovereignty in the Global Era, published in 2015 by Cambridge University Press.
Mr. Reetz currently serves as the immediate past chair of the International Law Section of the Florida Bar, and is active in several other professional organizations, including the American Law Institute, where he serves on member consultative groups for the Restatement (Third), The U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration and the Restatement (Fourth), The Foreign Relations Law of the United States.