Ryan Blanch

The Blanch Law Firm
261 Madison Ave.
12th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 736-3900

RYAN BLANCH is the founder and lead attorney of The Blanch Law Firm. Mr. Blanch is an experienced New York criminal defense lawyer handling white collar criminal cases and other major felonies in New York. Mr. Blanch’s work has been published in law review and op-ed articles for UCLA and Pace University. While studying at a nationally ranked, top tier law school, Mr. Blanch was a member of Law Review and the Criminal Law Society. Prior to graduating, Mr. Blanch worked as an intern-prosecutor with both the Los Angeles and San Francisco District Attorneys’ Offices. There he prosecuted hundreds of felonies at probable cause hearings in criminal court under the supervision of the District Attorney’s office. He went on to continue his legal career working as a lawyer at a large New York (and international) law firm. Mr. Blanch has appeared as a criminal law commentator on FOX News Live. He has been covered in Page 6 of the NY Post and his cases have been featured in the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.    In 2014-2017, Ryan Blanch was selected as a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters, an honor only 5% of lawyers per state can hold.    From Super Lawyers: Bar associations and courts across the country have recognized the legitimacy of the Super Lawyers selection process. Most recently, the New Jersey Supreme Court upheld the findings of a Special Master assigned by the court to, among other things, examine the details of our process. In his July 2008 report, the Special Master lauded our lawyer-rating process, stating:    “[The Super Lawyers selection process] is a comprehensive, good-faith and detailed attempt to produce a list of lawyers that have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards, and have demonstrated some degree of achievement in their field.†   Honors and Awards    “Super Lawyerâ€Â â€“ Thomson Reuters    Listed in America’s Who’s Who for Criminal Defense Lawyers    Super Lawyers – Super Lawyers Magazine    AV “Preeminent†Rated (5.0 out of 5.0) – Martindale-Hubbell    Top 100 Trial Attorneys- National Trial Lawyers    Rated 10.0 ‘Superb†– AVVO    Top Attorney – American Registry of Business Excellence    Professional Associations and Memberships    New York State Defenders Association  National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers  New York State Bar Association  New York City Lawyers Association  New York County Bar Association    Education    Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 1999  Juris Doctorate  Honors: Member, Outstanding Service Award  Criminal Law Moot Court National Champion  Best Speaker and Best Brief  Awarded for Superb Dedication  Law Review: SMU Law Review, Member  Son of Sam Laws, Winner for Article Submission    University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1995    Bachelor of English  Honors: Dean’s List  Rowing Crew  With Honors  Daily Bruin Op-Ed Journalist    Published Works    Model Brief Regarding Constitutional Standing and Ripeness, 15 PACENVLR 913, 1998  UCLA columnist for article regarding drug program    Classes/Seminars Taught    Lecturer, Extension of Fourth Amendment Rights to Dwellings of Homeless, Washington, D.C.,  
  • Designation::Managing Partner
  • Areas of Practice Include::Major Felonies White Collar Crimes Government Investigations Drug & Violent Crimes All other Criminal matters