Ryan Greely

Founding Partner
Email: rgreely@johnsonbakken.com
Phone: (720) 921-2070


Mr. Greely has handled a wide range of high-stakes catastrophic injury and wrongful death and commercial litigation cases in both state and federal court in multiple jurisdictions, including Colorado, Texas, California, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Illinois, Indiana and Delaware. Mr. Greely has litigated cases in the areas of auto accidents, premises liability, fire/explosion and industrial accidents, products liability, 1983 civil rights claims, breach of contract and various business torts, large-scale construction defect claims, insurance bad faith, civil RICO, and copyright and trademark infringement. He excels in cases involving complicated science, engineering, legal issues, injuries and medical causation. Mr. Greely also has extensive appellate experience. 

In addition to his litigation experience, Mr. Greely has significant transactional experience including performing commercial real estate closings, drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts, as well as filing applications for trademark and copyright registration.

Prior to founding Johnson Bakken Greely Smith, P.C., Mr. Greely excelled at his prior law firms, having been made partner in only a year-and-a-half after working at both his last firm in Denver and prior to that, at an AV-rated downtown Chicago litigation law firm, where he handled a caseload of large loss, wrongful death and commercial litigation cases, with supervision and management over multiple attorneys. 

Mr. Greely is a health and fitness buff who enjoys weightlifting, snowboarding, hiking, and running.  Mr. Greely loves to spend his free time traveling, watching movies, playing guitar, and enjoying the outdoors.

Mr. Greely’s significant accomplishments include:


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Other team Members

James Johnson

Founding Partner

Aaron Bakken

Founding Partner

Josh Smith

Founding Partner

Jack Hardwick

Senior Associate

Steven Phillips

Special Counsel

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