Ryann D. Garcia joined the firm in 2022. She advises tribal clients on a variety of matters, including issues related to cultural resource and sacred place protections, economic development, self-governance, and land acquisitions, claims, and development. Ms. Garcia enjoys working with a team that focuses on expanding Native American rights and interests and championing tribal sovereignty.

Before joining the firm, Ms. Garcia previously practiced in a Native American Law Practice Group at a national law firm. During law school, she clerked for the UCLA Tribal Legal Development Clinic, working with the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) on the United Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Implementation (UNDRIP) Project, as well as the UCLA Human Rights in Action Clinic, where she assisted litigation in the Inter-American System addressing violations of the Rio Yaqui Pueblos' land and water rights in Sonora, Mexico. She also clerked for Bet Tzedek Legal Services in Los Angeles, CA.

Ms. Garcia graduated from UCLA School of Law in 2021 with specializations in Critical Race Studies and International & Comparative Law. There, she was President of the Native American Law Students Association and an officer for the Latinx Law Students Association. She also served as the Symposium Editor for the UCLA Law Review, and as a Co-Editor on Race, Indigeneity and Human Rights for UCLA's Promise Human Rights Blog. Prior to law school, Ms. Garcia received an M.A. in Religion from Yale University in 2016 and B.A.s in the Study of Religion and Classical Civilizations from UCLA in 2013.


UCLA School of Law, J.D., 2021

Yale University, M.A., 2016

University of California Los Angeles, B.A., cum laude, 2013

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California, 2021.