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Ryan J. Riehl





Wayne State University Law School, LL.M 2007

Wayne State University Law School, J.D. 2004

Michigan State University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

Ryan Riehl focuses his practice on federal and state of Michigan tax issues. He specializes in partnership taxation, like-kind exchanges and other real estate tax matters, corporate acquisitions, dispositions and reorganizations, research and development tax credits and international tax planning for both U.S. companies conducting business abroad and non-residents with U.S. business activities.

The following recent transactions evidence Ryan’s experience advising clients in various state and federal tax issues:

Issued tax opinions used in private placement memorandums in connection with the tax treatment of oil and gas royalty interests under like-kind exchange provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.

Developed tax structure for the redemptions/sales of partners’ in interests in closely held general partnerships and limited liability companies engaged in farming, medical services and other business activities. 

Representative Matters


Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Tax, 2014-2018

Wayne State University Law School, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Law Review; Golden Key Award, 2001-02, 2002-03; Faculty Awards for Torts, Taxation and Constitutional Law Raymond Krell, Charles Hammond Memorial; Francis Driker and Ferne Walter Dean's Scholarships

Michigan State University, with high honors


"Tax Issues with Oil and Gas Investments," King Operating Corporation Roundtable, Sept. 29, 2021

"PPP Loan Audits: What To Expect And How To Prepare," Detroit Regional Chamber webinar, Oct. 6, 2020