Who We Are

Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan

Board Member

Timothy Ryan is the Deputy General Counsel for Litigation at First Solar, Inc., the nation's largest manufacturer of utility scale solar panels. For over 35 years, Mr. Ryan was in private practice with a national law firm where he served in a variety of leadership positions, including as the firm-wide CEO for twelve years. An accomplished trial lawyer, Mr. Ryan has been honored as one of the top attorneys in the country. He has served on a variety of cultural, economic development, educational and arts boards. He has been active in Republican politics having served as the finance chair for several Congressional campaigns.

Mr. Ryan graduated from St. Vincent College and the Duquesne University School of Law. He is a frequent lecturer on litigation issues, law firm economics and legal ethics. He lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife, daughter and two sons.