Ryan D. Schoeb



1501 S. Church Avenue
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33629
P (813) 422-6910
F (813) 425-6983

701 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1640
Miami, FL 33131
P (786) 358-6420
F (786) 358-6421

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Ryan Schoeb is a partner in WSHB’s Tampa and Miami offices. With extensive trial experience in a host of different practice areas, Ryan is a versatile litigator. At WSHB, Ryan represents clients in complex commercial litigation, securities arbitrations and investigations, professional liability, subrogation, construction, transportation, environmental and intellectual property.

Ryan has experience handling a wide range of experience representing clients in disputes involving business, financial, corporate and securities matters in state and federal courts, FINRA arbitrations and a variety of different types of regulatory investigations. Ryan counsels directors and officers, securities brokers, insurance agents and brokers, and other financial lines professionals against claims of fraud, negligence and breach of fiduciary duties, unsuitable recommendations, and other errors and omissions claims.

He also focuses his practice on cybersecurity and data privacy matters, including breach response, defense of state and federal enforcement actions of data privacy statutes, and defending high exposure class action litigation as a member of the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Team.

Prior to joining the firm, Ryan represented businesses involved in the entertainment industry. There he gained experience in a variety of areas including employment, personal injury defense, land use, and the First Amendment. Thereafter, he was an Assistant Public Defender in Pinellas County where he litigated high profile cases. He has also been the keynote speaker at various legal presentations, including a forum on the legalization of medical marijuana in Florida. Ryan is a member of the First Amendment Lawyers Association. He is also licensed to practice in Federal Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern District of Florida.


Stetson University College of Law (J.D., 2013)

Bridgewater State University (B.A., 2011)

Licensed to Practice in:

Federal Court for the Northern District of Florida
Federal Court for the Middle District of Florida
Federal Court for the Southern District of Florida
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Virgin Islands

Practice Areas

Admiralty and Maritime
  • Represents marine insurers in a variety of casualty, personal injury and coverage matters.
  • Prosecutes subrogation claims for insurers in maritime matters
  • Representation of global, national, regional, and local builders, developers, and contractors in construction disputes, construction defect claims, and contract disputes.
  • Issues involving single and multifamily unit dwellings and commercial properties, including townhomes, condominiums, and HOAs.
  • Litigation of construction-related class action suits and construction site accident cases, including those involving death.
  • Matters involving work site safety and environmental compliance issues.
  • Counseling on various issues including insurance coverage and code/statute compliance.
Complex Tort and Casualty
  • Defense of claims involving catastrophic personal injuries including auto claims, premises liability, and a variety of other claims.
Intellectual Property
  • Pursue and defend trademark and copyright actions for businesses including those in the entertainment industry.
  • Successfully defend against defamation actions, including negotiating a settlement where the plaintiff agreed to pay his client’s attorney’s fees.
Professional Liability
  • Defense of professional liability and malpractice claims against a variety of professionals including, but not limited to, lawyers, real estate agents, insurance agents, and other professionals.
  • Pursue claims arising out of a wide variety of loss events, including transportation, fire, explosions, products, pollution, substandard construction, collapse, and subsidence.
  • Defense of catastrophic injury claims stemming from collisions, including wrongful death claims.



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Trial & Appellate Results

  • Infratech Corporation v. The Las Olas Company, 2021 WL 2172929 (Fla. 4th DCA 2021, May 27, 2021)

  • Roulo v. Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., of Pinellas, et al., 2019 WL 4565211 (Fla. 2d DCA, September 20, 2019)

  • Sutter v. Hilton Garden Inns Management, LLC, et al., 2017 WL 9249662 (11th Cir., December 29, 2017)

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National Association of Subrogation Professionals

Awards & Accomplishments

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition for Appellate Practice and Intellectual Property Law, 2021 - 2022

Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Star” , 2019 - 2022

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