Rick Bryan graduated with honors from the George Washington University National Law Center and obtained his undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary. He began work at Jackson & Campbell in 1980. He has been a Director/Partner since 1987, and currently serves as chair of the Insurance Practice Group and on the Executive Committee of the firm.
Rick has tried numerous cases to judgment; roughly half of them were jury trials. The subjects of the trials were varied, including insurance coverage, medical malpractice, antitrust, breach of restrictive covenant, libel, employment discrimination, and breach of fiduciary duty. An alumnus of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, he has conducted seminars on insurance coverage and trial practice.
Since 1986, Rick's primary area of concentration has been in the area of casualty insurance coverage, focusing on environmental, mass tort, construction defects, and occupational disease coverage disputes.
Rick has earned an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition achievable for professional ability and ethics. He has also been named a Super Lawyer for his work in the Insurance Coverage field for 2012-2013.
Rick is a founding member of the American College of Coverage and Extra-Contractual Counsel, which is composed of preeminent coverage and extra-contractual counsel in the United States and Canada.
Rick is Chair of the Kibwezi Partnership Committee, which provides support for an Education Center in the village of Kibwezi, Kenya and also provides food, clothing, financial and educational support for 35 children in the Kibwezi, Kenya area orphaned by the effect of AIDS.
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
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