Ryan joined Tenant Law Group in September 2019. His practice focuses on pursuing money damages on behalf of tenants whose rights have been violated by landlords. Prior to joining Tenant Law Group, Ryan was an associate attorney with Boornazian, Jensen & Garthe LLP as well as a contract attorney for an intellectual property firm. He has previously worked as a law clerk for the Eviction Defense Collaborative, assisting tenants in unlawful detainer actions.
Ryan earned his bachelor’s degree from Santa Clara University in 2014 and his Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2017. He served as the External Advocacy Director for the Moot Court Program and was the Treasurer for the Student Bar Association. During his time at Santa Clara University and the Silicon Valley Council of Non Profits, Ryan honed his passion for social justice issues, including affordable housing.
In 2020 and 2021, Super Lawyers named Ryan Herrera a Rising Star. This is an award reserved for just 2.5% of eligible attorneys in Northern California.