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Press Release: Ryan Swanson Celebrates 120th Anniversary

Published on May 1, 2017

SEATTLE (May 1, 2017) – Seattle based law firm Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland is celebrating its 120th year in 2017.

John E. Ryan, Sr. started his solo practice in 1897, and dedicated himself to providing businesses and individuals with the highest level of professional legal counsel. Today, Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC continues the commitment and vision of its founder.


Ryan Swanson provides clients throughout the United States and the world with legal counsel in a wide range of business and personal matters. The firm has not only maintained its tradition of excellence, but has continued to expand legal practices and develop new areas of experience to keep pace with changing laws and client needs.

Ryan Swanson’s current managing director, David L. Tift, is the eleventh managing director in the firm’s history. “We are happy to be celebrating the firm’s 120th anniversary of providing outstanding legal services for all our clients,” said Tift. “Representing each of our clients as we would want to be represented ourselves has always been our goal. I look forward to furthering this goal and continuing Ryan Swanson’s history of putting clients first.”

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