R. Ryan Deligans

Ryan R. Deligans began practicing law in 2003 and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law where he was honored as the Outstanding Graduate in the area of Trial Practice and Procedure. His practice has been focused on complex litigation involving Insurance Law, Pharmaceutical Liability and Dispensing Errors, Manufacturer's Product Liability, and cases involving catastrophic injury or death. 

Ryan has been annually selected by his peers for inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine. From 2008 to 2013, he was recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers, an honor reserved for only the top 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40 in the State of Oklahoma. In 2014, he was selected to Super Lawyers, honored as one of the youngest lawyers selected for inclusion, and selected for inclusion each year following. In 2018, Ryan was also selected as a Top 50 Oklahoma Super Lawyer, a special distinction that recognizes only 50 attorneys in the State of Oklahoma. He has also been recognized as one of Oklahoma's "Top Attorneys" by Oklahoma Magazine. Since 2013, he has been selected as one of the "Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40" by the American Society of Legal Advocates for the State of Oklahoma, named "Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under 40" in Oklahoma by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys for 2014, as well as one of the "Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers" in the state by the National Trial Lawyer Organization. He maintains a "Preeminent AV" rating by Martindale Hubbell for the highest level of professional excellence and ethics. 

Ryan is also is a member of the Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, and American Bar Association, The Defense Institute, as well as the Luther Bohanon American Inn of Court. In addition to these professional memberships, he volunteers his time with Oklahoma Lawyers for Children, a nonprofit child advocacy organization. Ryan is also a frequent lecturer on topics of Pretrial Litigation practices and trial techniques at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and Oklahoma City University School of Law.


  • Oklahoma, 2003

  • U. S. District Court: Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Oklahoma

  • U. S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Professional Organizations:

  • Oklahoma County Bar Association

  • Oklahoma Bar Association

  • American Inns of Court, Luther Bohanon Inn (Barrister, 2010-2012)

  • Defense Research Institute


Email: RDeligans@dlb.net

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Complex Litigation, Insurance Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury, Pharmaceutical Litigation, Products Liability

Education: New Mexico State University, B.S., 1999, University of Oklahoma College of Law, J. D., 2003

Additional Details: Outstanding Graduate Trial Practice Procedure, McAfee Taft Award Winner; Preeminent AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell; Selected for Inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars" 2008-2013; Selected for Inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers, Civil Litigation-Defense 2014-present, Listed as Top 50 Oklahoma Super Lawyer 2018; "Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40," ALSA, "Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in Oklahoma Under 40," NAOPIA; "Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers in Oklahoma," The National Trial Lawyer Organization; Who's Who - Top Lawyer in Oklahoma City

R. Ryan Deligans
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R. Ryan Deligans
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