Paul S. Ryan

Paul S. Ryan

Vice President, Policy & Litigation, Common Cause

Paul Seamus Ryan joined Common Cause as Vice President for Policy and Litigation in October 2016 and has specialized in political law for more than 20 years. He is former Deputy Executive Director of the Campaign Legal Center (2004-16) and Political Reform Project Director at the Center for Governmental Studies (1999-2004). Paul has litigated before courts throughout the nation and has testified as an expert on election law before Congress as well as state and local governments. He has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and other news outlets, and is quoted regularly by the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and other news publications. Paul is a graduate of the UCLA School of Law (2001) and the University of Montana (1998).