Ryan Sommers

Ryan Sommers,

Manager of Litigation Technology

As Manager of Litigation Technology at Conrad O’Brien, Ryan manages and develops technological solutions for all phases of the firm’s cases, including document review, case development, and trial preparation and presentation. He also manages the collection, preservation, and processing of client data for the firm.


Ryan leverages his extensive experience in each stage of the e-discovery process to identify the protocols, workflows, and technological tools that will best serve the client’s needs in a particular matter. In his role at Conrad O’Brien, Ryan has:


  • Built an application providing searchable access to key public records

  • Developed custom scripts to streamline the handling of case materials

  • Consulted closely with clients on defensible collections of their data

  • Advised attorneys in all phases of the e-discovery life cycle

  • Created protocols for secure and efficient storage of critical client data

  • Identified and implemented cutting-edge litigation software to enable fast and accurate document review and factual development


Before joining Conrad O’Brien, Ryan worked as a paralegal at Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C., where he managed document review teams and general discovery issues on a large antitrust matter.


University of Maryland, B.S. (History), 2006

Life Beyond the Office

Ryan lives in Montgomery County with his wife, toddler, and dog. In his free time he enjoys reading, programming, and playing with his daughter.