Ryan G. Blanch

Ryan Blanch

RYAN BLANCH is the founder and lead attorney of The Blanch Law Firm. Mr. Blanch is an experienced New York criminal defense lawyer handling white collar criminal cases and other major felonies in New York. Mr. Blanch’s work has been published in law review and op-ed articles for UCLA and Pace University. While studying at a nationally ranked, top tier law school, Mr. Blanch was a member of Law Review and the Criminal Law Society. Prior to graduating, Mr. Blanch worked as an intern-prosecutor with both the Los Angeles and San Francisco District Attorneys’ Offices. There he prosecuted hundreds of felonies at probable cause hearings in criminal court under the supervision of the District Attorney’s office. He went on to continue his legal career working as a lawyer at a large New York (and international) law firm. Mr. Blanch has appeared as a criminal law commentator on FOX News Live. He has been covered in Page 6 of the NY Post and his cases have been featured in the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.

In 2014, Ryan Blanch was selected as a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters, an honor only 5% of lawyers per state can hold.

From Super Lawyers: Bar associations and courts across the country have recognized the legitimacy of the Super Lawyers selection process. Most recently, the New Jersey Supreme Court upheld the findings of a Special Master assigned by the court to, among other things, examine the details of our process. In his July 2008 report, the Special Master lauded our lawyer-rating process, stating:

“[The Super Lawyers selection process] is a comprehensive, good-faith and detailed attempt to produce a list of lawyers that have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards, and have demonstrated some degree of achievement in their field.”

Honors and Awards

“Super Lawyer” – Thomson Reuters

Listed in America’s Who’s Who for Criminal Defense Lawyers

Super Lawyers – Super Lawyers Magazine

AV “Preeminent” Rated (5.0 out of 5.0) – Martindale-Hubbell

Top 100 Trial Attorneys- National Trial Lawyers

Rated 10.0 ‘Superb” – AVVO

Top Attorney – American Registry of Business Excellence

Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Defenders Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
New York State Bar Association
New York City Lawyers Association
New York County Bar Association


Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 1999
Juris Doctorate
Honors: Member, Outstanding Service Award
Criminal Law Moot Court National Champion
Best Speaker and Best Brief
Awarded for Superb Dedication
Law Review: SMU Law Review, Member
Son of Sam Laws, Winner for Article Submission

University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1995

Bachelor of English
Honors: Dean’s List
Rowing Crew
With Honors
Daily Bruin Op-Ed Journalist

Published Works

Model Brief Regarding Constitutional Standing and Ripeness, 15 PACENVLR 913, 1998
UCLA columnist for article regarding drug program

Classes/Seminars Taught

Lecturer, Extension of Fourth Amendment Rights to Dwellings of Homeless, Washington, D.C.,