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Ryan Funderburg

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Practice Areas

Transportation & Logistics

Business Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Construction & Surety

Premises Liability / Nonsubscriber Defense

Real Estate

Education

  • Texas A&M University, B.S., 2013
  • University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., 2016 with honors

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Awards & Honors

  • “Texas Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” (2020-2022)

Affiliations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas County Bar Association
  • Ellis County Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Texas Aggie Bar Association
  • Member, DAYL Social Committee
  • Board of Director (2019 – Present), Oklahoma City Ambassadors Baseball Program
  • Big Brother (2017 – 2019), Big Brothers Big Sisters, Irving, Texas

Practice Description

Ryan Funderburg’s practice focuses on transportation and logistics matters, business and commercial disputes, premises liability, and various other aspects of defense litigation. During his time in practice, Mr. Funderburg has represented hundreds of different companies in defending personal injury disputes while consistently maintaining a high-volume defense docket. Mr. Funderburg represents companies in venues all across the State of Texas, primarily focusing on motor vehicle accident litigation and developing key defense strategies at the outset of each case. Mr. Funderburg has successfully argued and obtained numerous summary judgments and early dismissals on behalf of clients, and routinely achieves favorable settlements early in the litigation process.

Mr. Funderburg has been honored as a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers for three years in a row, which is an honor bestowed upon only 2.5% of Texas attorneys under the age of 40. He is an active member of the Dallas Young Lawyers Association, serves on the board of outside community programs.

Representative Experience

Represented nation-wide equipment rental company in Federal Court against claims by non-subscribing employee demanding over two-million in damages resulting from injuries sustained as a result of alleged unsafe equipment. After extensive motion practice, obtained summary judgment and complete dismissal of all claims.

Obtained complete summary judgment on behalf of residential property investor on the issue of control and direction of subcontractor after employee suffered fatal injuries working on the property in question.

Obtained complete summary judgment on behalf of commercial landlord for claims made by tenant arising from a slip and fall on the premises resulting in extensive monetary damages.

Obtained dismissal within first six weeks of lawsuit via Rule 91a Motion to Dismiss, and granted necessary attorney’s fees in defense of matter wherein Plaintiff’s counsel demanded more than $300,000.

Defended and successfully resolved wrongful death claims against client construction company arising from traffic control issues in the construction zone on major highway.

Associate counsel in defending client against claims of defamation, libel, and slander. Plaintiff sought damages more than $250,000. After filing a Motion to Dismiss under Texas Anti-SLAPP statute, a settlement was reached wherein the Plaintiff took nothing, and client was awarded portion of attorney’s fees.

Represented nation-wide real estate brokerage firm in many successful efforts to collect unpaid rental obligations and breach of lease agreement matters.

Successfully defended construction company against motion for new trial after awarding default judgment against subcontractor in construction defect matter.