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Ryan E. Baya

Ryan E. Baya

Direct Dial: (813) 769-4807
Fax: (813) 229-3502
Office Location: Tampa

Professional Involvement

Ryan Baya joined the firm in 2010. Before joining Paskert Divers Thompson, Ryan practiced at a large law firm where he handled various commercial litigation in both Florida and Alabama. Since joining the firm, Ryan has continued practicing in Florida and Alabama, devoting his practice to representing clients in complex construction litigation including claims involving construction defects, products liability, suretyship, and indemnity. Aside from litigation, Ryan also advises contractors and developers in contract negotiation and various other construction-related matters.


  • The University of Florida, Levin College of Law, J.D., 2007, cum laude
    • Coach and Member of Environmental Moot Court Team
    • Co-chair Public Interest Environmental Conference

  • Auburn University, B.S., Fisheries Management and Allied Aquaculture, 2003, summa cum laude
    • Ag Ambassador

Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Fidelity
  • Suretyship

Admitted to Practice

  • All Florida State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • All Alabama State and Federal Courts

Professional, Trade, and Philanthropic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
    • Tort and Insurance Practice Section
    • Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
    • Litigation Section
    • Forum on the Construction Industry

  • The Florida Bar
    • Trial Lawyers Section 

  • The Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Trial Lawyers Section
    • Construction Law Section
    • CLE Luncheon Co-Chair

  • Gulfcoast Fidelity and Surety Institute

  • Alabama and Florida Bar Associations