Ryan G. Davis joined the Talley Anthony team in 2008 and is now a partner in the firm. Prior to joining the firm, Ryan worked for four years in New Orleans dealing with the unique legal issues presented by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, including commercial landlord/tenant disputes and property damage coverage disputes.

In addition to defending general automobile claims, Ryan has been involved in several cases dealing with commercial trucking disputes, which suits implicate the federal scheme unique to interstate commerce. His experience also includes product liability cases, where he has represented clients on both sides of the issue. Since joining Talley Anthony, Ryan's practice has grown to include defense of public entities and workers' compensation defense, in addition to general casualty defense.

Ryan's better half, Renee, is a school teacher in the St. Tammany Parish public school system. They are the proud parents of a daughter and son.

Representative Cases

  • Kondylis v. Strain, et al.2013-C-562 (La. 5/17/13), 117 So.3d 1255.  On a res nova issue, secured a per curiam reversal of the Court of Appeal’s ruling that all sheriffs in the state must file with the State Register their individual administrative remedy procedures which apply to inmate complaints. The Supreme Court found that such an interpretation was erroneous, and entered a dismissal of the Sheriff (our client) in light of the inmate’s failure to exhaust his administrative remedies.
  • USA Disaster Recovery, Inc. v. St. Tammany Parish Government, 2012-0679 (La.App. 1 Cir. 2/22/13), 111 So.3d 425,writ denied  145 So.3d 235 (5/31/13).  After trial on the merits, the district court dismissed the plaintiff’s, as well as the Parish’s claim, against the Sheriff for alleged unpaid balances owed to contractors during a hurricane recovery effort.  The Court of Appeal affirmed the dismissal of our client.
  • Jones, et al. v. Johnson, et al.2011-1970 (La.App. 1 Cir. 8/15/12), 2012 WL 3252657, writ denied 102 So.3d 41.  Secured a summary dismissal of a deputy who was accused of neglecting his duty by the parents of a minor who suffered an alleged brain injury at a party. The Court of Appeal affirmed the summary dismissal.
  • Salvagio v. Doe, No. 13-1582 (E.D.La. 2/3/15), 2015 WL 460907. Obtained summary dismissal of client against plaintiff alleging, inter alia, civil rights claims in violation of 42 U.S.A. 1983.
Areas of Practice:
  • General Casualty Defense
  • Insurance Defense (First party and Third party claims)
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Workers Compensation Defense
  • Commercial Trucking Disputes
  • Products Liability Cases
  • Defense of Public Entities
  • Personal Injury Litigation


  • J.D. (2004) Louisiana State University Law Center in 2004 (top twenty percent of his class). 


  • Work: (985) 624-5010
  • Cell: (504) 261-6536