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About Lake Law


Our global network of resources and expertise allows us to help you meet any goal. We will empower you with the guidance needed to build, maintain, protect and grow your business. 

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Ryan Lake, Esq, LL.M, MBA

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Founder, Attorney 

Ryan is a corporate, sports, and entertainment attorney who advises companies, athletes, and entertainers on a wide variety of matters, including the formation of new startup companies, commercial transactions, intellectual property rights, sports/entertainment specific transactions, among other areas. Ryan is passionate about helping athletes, business owners, and entertainers navigate complex legal issues to achieve their goals. Ryan holds degrees in law (J.D. and LL.m) and business (MBAs), allowing him to be a long-term partner to his clients.

Before founding Lake Law Group, Ryan worked at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee and a prominent firm in Denver. Ryan has worked on MLB salary arbitration cases, motion picture deals, sponsorship agreements, and broadcasting rights, to name a few. Ryan also served as U.S. Counsel, and a foreign legal consultant to the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, and General Counsel to the American Collegiate Hockey Association.

Ryan is a graduate of the University of Denver, Loyola University School of Law, St. John’s University Law School, Queens University in Canada, and Cornell University. Ryan is also an adjunct professor at the University of Denver and St. John’s University School of Law, teaching sports and business law. Ryan was also named Super Lawyers Rising Star in sports and entertainment law in 2020 and 2021.


  • MBA Cornell University

  • MBA Queens University

  • LL.M St. John’s University and Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE), Master of Laws (LL.M.), International and Comparative Sports Law

  • J.D. Loyola University

  • BSBA University of Denver

Past Experience

  • Campbell Killin Brittan and Ray, LLC

  • United States Olympic Committee

  • GolfTEC Enterprise, LLC

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