Ryan McDevitt


1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3200
Seattle, Washington 98101 

P: 206.623.1900
F: 206.623.3384



Ryan McDevitt protects market participants. Ryan is a member of Keller Rohrback’s nationally recognized Complex Litigation Group. His practice focuses on ensuring fairness in the marketplace on behalf of investors, innovators, and consumers.

Ryan has experience litigating cases involving securities fraud and financial mismanagement, consumer protection and antitrust claims, intellectual property infringement, and federal labor law violations in state and federal courts across the country. He currently represents Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche consumers in the high-profile Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” multi-district litigation; the Federal Home Loan Banks of Boston, Chicago, and Indianapolis against dozens of issuers, underwriters, and sponsors of private label mortgage-backed securities worth $13 billion; and putative classes of mortgage borrowers in cases relating to unfair and deceptive treatment by mortgage servicers and banks during and after the financial crisis. Ryan is also involved in complex intellectual property litigation, representing the Navajo Nation in a trademark suit involving Urban Outfitters’ infringement of the NAVAJO trademark.

Before joining the firm, Ryan served as a law clerk in the Antitrust Division of the Washington State Attorney General where he worked on a multistate investigation concerning an international price-fixing conspiracy as well as on local Washington antitrust matters. In law school, he served as a research assistant to June Besek, chair of the ABA Copyright Task Force.

Outside of work, Ryan enjoys skiing, backpacking, travel, and soccer.

Bar and Court Admissions

2010, Washington

2011, US District Court for the Western District of Washington

2012, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


Claremont McKenna College – B.A., 2007, Government and Leadership Sequence, Departmental Honors in Government 

Columbia Law School – J.D., 2010, Harlan Fiske Stone Honors Scholar

Professional and Civic Involvement

Washington State Bar Association, Member

King County Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences, Alumni Board President, Board of Trustees Member Ex Officio

Recent Posts

Drivers say Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep Headrests are Spontaneously Deploying and Causing Injuries

$307.5M Class Settlement with Fiat Chrysler, Bosch Will Compensate Owners and Lessees, Provide Repairs that Protect Environment

Deadline to Submit Claim for 2.0-Liter VW/Audi Diesel Emissions Settlement Program Is Approaching

Are Mercedes-Benz BlueTec diesel cars and SUVs cheating on Emissions Tests?

Keller Rohrback Investigates Claims Ford Rigged F-250 and F-350 Trucks to Cheat Emissions Tests

Additional Complaint Against Certain German Carmakers for Collusion and Cartel Behavior

Keller Rohrback Continues to Investigate Reports of Alleged Collusion Among German Automakers

Keller Rohrback Files Complaint Against Certain German Carmakers Related to Collusion and Cartel Behavior

Keller Rohrback L.L.P. Investigates Allegations of Collusion and Cartel Behavior Among German Carmakers

Plaintiffs File Consolidated Class Action Complaint in FCA litigation

Court Grants Final Approval to 3.0-Liter Class Action Settlement & Bosch Class Action Settlement

Case Update | JPML transfers “EcoDiesel” cases to Northern District of California

Preliminary Approval of VW/Audi/Porsche 3-liter and Bosch Settlements in Volkswagen "Clean Diesel" Litigation

Keller Rohrback L.L.P. Files Suit Over Defeat Devices in “EcoDiesel” Ram 1500 & Jeep Grand Cherokees

Bosch Agrees To $327.5 Million Settlement in VW Diesel Emissions Fraud Case

Settlement Agreement Filed for Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche 3.0-Liter

Keller Rohrback Files Suit Over Defeat Devices in “EcoDiesel” Ram 1500 & Jeep Grand Cherokees

EPA & CARB Issue Notices of Violation to Fiat Chrysler Over Defeat Devices

Important Info for Owners of TDI 3.0-Liter VWs/Audis/Porsches

Keller Rohrback Investigates Claims of Emissions Fraud in “Eco-Diesel” Ram 1500 & Jeep Grand Cherokee

Keller Rohrback & Co-Counsel Sue Audi & Volkswagen over Cheating in A6, A8, Q5 Gas-powered vehicles

Audi at it again! Keller Rohrback Investigates More Emissions Cheating from VW Group!

Court Grants Final Approval 2.0-Liter Settlement

Volkswagen Litigation Update – 8/25/2016

Volkswagen Litigation Update – Preliminary Approval of VW Settlement Granted

Volkswagen Litigation Case Update

Volkswagen and Audi 2.0-Liter Emissions Settlement

Keller Rohrback Continues Investigation of Fiat Chrysler Vehicles Recalled for Rollaway Risk

Keller Rohrback L.L.P. Investigates Volvo XC90 T8 Hybrids

Keller Rohrback L.L.P. Investigates Volvo Hybrid Battery Life

Keller Rohrback L.L.P. Investigates Fiat Chrysler’s Recall of Vehicles for Transmission Problems Linked to Rollaway

VW Litigation Case Update

JPML Sends VW Lawsuits to San Francisco

Keller Rohrback Files Suit on Behalf of Porsche, Audi, and VW Consumers

Keller Rohrback Warns Consumers About VW Goodwill Package

Keller Rohrback Expands Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Against VW

KR Launches Investigation After EPA Adds Audi & Porsche to VW Clean Air Act Violation

Keller Rohrback Files Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Against Volkswagen

VW Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen's Alleged Violation of Clean Air Standards

Volkswagen Investigated by EPA Over Clean Air Standards

Volkswagen Violates Clean Air Act

Volkswagen Class Action Complaint Expands To Include Affected Porsche and Audi Vehicles

KR Asks Federal Judge to Prohibit VW and Audi From Making Misleading Statements to Drivers

Keller Rohrback Asks Judge To Stop Misleading Communications

Volkswagen News From Around The Web

Volkswagen Help Center - Useful Links

KR attorney Dan Mensher discusses environmental impact of VW Dieselgate

Meet the Keller Rohrback Volkswagen Team

Keller Rohrback Advocates for Volkswagen Diesel Consumers Nationwide in Class Action