Ryan Cantrell > Chamberlain Hrdlicka > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Chamberlain Hrdlicka
1200 Smith Street
Suite 1400
Houston, Texas 77002
United States

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Ryan Cantrell is a Shareholder and maintains a diverse litigation practice, representing clients in probate and fiduciary litigation, labor and employment litigation, governmental defense, complex commercial litigation, and construction litigation and arbitration.

In the area of probate and fiduciary litigation, Mr. Cantrell represents trustees, executors, beneficiaries, individuals, and business entities in all types of complex litigation matters including will contests, trust disputes, beneficiary claims, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty claims. Mr. Cantrell combines his extensive litigation experience with his background in finance to bring adaptability and creativity to hotly contested disputes where there’s more at stake than money.

With significant experience arbitrating and litigating in state and federal court on behalf of individuals and businesses, Mr. Cantrell also represents clients in various industries including employers against FLSA, Title VII, Section 1981, ADA/ADEA, hostile work environment claims, as well as a variety of state law claims. He has achieved positive outcomes for clients on dispositive motions on labor and employment issues in state and federal court in Texas, California, Missouri and Pennsylvania. In his commercial litigation practice, Mr. Cantrell represents clients in a wide array of cases including real estate, civil fraud, contract, and construction litigation.


Southern Methodist University, BBA (honors), BA (honors), 2003, magna cum laude, BBA in Finance

Washington University in St. Louis, J.D., 2006