R. Ryan

R. Ryan Rivas

Direct: 813.202.8893
Fax: 813.282.1900

Richard “Ryan” Rivas is an associate with the HPS Florida team and concentrates his practice on the defense of hospitals, medical professionals, and other healthcare providers in a broad spectrum of medical negligence cases.

In order to aggressively represent each client, Ryan utilizes timely preparation, a concrete understanding of the medicine, effective and frequent communication with clients, and unique, case-specific defense strategies. By focusing on these areas, he furthers his goal of providing quality service to each of his healthcare provider clients.

Professional Background

Prior to joining HPS, Ryan spent several years at a large national insurance defense firm dedicating the majority of his practice to the defense of insureds in the areas of wrongful death, medical malpractice, dram shop/liquor liability, nursing home neglect, premises liability, contract disputes, insurance coverage, as well as other general liability matters. Ryan has also represented clients in litigation involving catastrophic injuries and traumatic brain injuries.



Tampa, Florida
3507 East Frontage Road
Suite 140
Pensacola, Florida
25 West Cedar Street
Suite 660

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Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, J.D. (2011)

The Florida State University (2003)

bar admissions

Florida (2012)


U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Professional and Community Organizations

Hillsborough County Bar Association

Tampa Bay Inn of Court