Ryan S. Petersen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Wiley Petersen
 | 1050 Indigo Drive, Suite 200B
Las Vegas, NV 89145
Phone: 702-829-7941
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (50%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • Intellectual Property (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Ryan S. Petersen is a partner at Wiley Petersen Law Offices LLC and represents clients in Las Vegas, Nevada. With experience in over 100 depositions and mediations and more than 10 years as a practicing attorney, Mr. Petersen handles cases of personal injury for those who have been injured by the poor choices or negligence of another. As he focuses on the rights and best interests of his clients, his goal is to cost effectively, efficiently and successfully accomplish the objectives of the client while offering high-quality legal representation.

    Before graduating from Appalachian School of Law in 2007 with his Juris Doctor, Mr. Petersen attended and graduated from the University of Utah. In 2016, he was included in the 10 Best Under 40 list by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys and, in 2013, was selected as Best Up & Coming Attorney by Nevada Business Magazine. The publication also named him one of the Legal Elite Top Attorneys in Southern Nevada that year.

    Mr. Petersen is admitted to practice in the state of Nevada and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada and the Nevada State Supreme Court. A member of the State Bar of Nevada, he was also a vice-chair for the Liability General Committee of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.

    Along with his experience in personal injury cases, Mr. Petersen also has years of work in corporate formation, estate planning, transactional work and intellectual property. Throughout his career he has represented many high-profile and local companies in various legal matters and often presents on legal interest topics.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Defense
    • 30%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 20%Intellectual Property


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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    About Ryan Petersen

    Admitted: 2007, Nevada

    Professional Webpage: https://wileypetersenlaw.com/our-team/ryan-petersen/


    • “10 Best Under 40”, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016
    • Mountain States Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015
    • Mountain States Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016
    • Top Attorneys in Southern Nevada, Nevada Business Magazine – Legal Elite, 2013
    • Best Up & Coming Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine, 2013
    • Top Personal Injury and Defense Attorney in Nevada

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Vice-Chair, American Bar Association TIPS Products Liability General Committee, 2013-2014
    • Member, State Bar of Nevada
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
    • United States District Court of Nevada
    • Nevada State Supreme Court


    • “Handling Business Tort Cases” (Two-Volume Treatise), Joel W. Mohrman and Robert J. Caldwell, Thomson Reuters (West Publishing), December 2015 credit
    • Fresh Enterprises, LLC v. Weingarten Maya Tropicana Venture et al., 2:13-cv-02267-KJD-VCF (D. Nev. 2014)
    • V’Guara Inc. v. Dec, 925 F. Supp. 2d 1120 (D. Nev. 2013)

    Educational Background:

    • University of Utah, 2004
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    Office Location for Ryan S. Petersen

    1050 Indigo Drive
    Suite 200B
    Las Vegas, NV 89145

    Phone: 702-829-7941

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