Ryan F. Monahan


  • Ryan F. Monahan
  • Phone: +1 215 979 1182

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    30 South 17th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196

Ryan F. Monahan practices in the area of litigation.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Monahan served as judicial clerk to the Hon. Marjorie Rendell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third District.

Mr. Monahan is a 2018 cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, where he was articles editor of the Journal of Constitutional Law, and a summa cum laude graduate of Lafayette College.


  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


  • University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2018
    - Articles Editor, Journal of Constitutional Law
  • Lafayette College, B.A., summa cum laude, 2015


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate 2022-present
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
    - Associate, 2019-2022
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    - Judicial Clerk to the Hon. Marjorie Rendell, 2018-2019

Selected Publications

Representative Matters

  • Represented renowned mooncake manufacturer Mei-Xin (Hong Kong) Limited, a subsidiary of Maxim’s Caterers Limited, in obtaining an appellate victory from the Third Circuit, reversing the grant of preliminary injunction against Maxim’s and Mei-Xin after Mei-Xin sought to terminate its distribution agreement with Golden Fortune Import & Export Corporation.

  • Represents a manufacturer and producer of polypropylene and polyethylene compounds in a case involving alleged toxic exposures to talc in the manufacturing process.