Ryan Harrigan

Associate Attorney

Phone: 505.338.3945   
Fax: 505.338.3950

Ryan Harrigan, a partner attorney of SaucedoChavez P.C., is an experienced attorney with a focus on representing health care clients and other entities on regulatory, litigation, and corporate matters. Ryan has had the opportunity to represent an array of clients, his most notable case being a motorcycle tire failure case that resulted in settlements totaling 1.8 million and Hospital standard care of 600k. Ryan also has extensive knowledge in health law and had represented healthcare professionals regarding state board licensing, medical staff credentialing, and National Practitioner Data Bank and state reporting requirements.  

Ryan is a native New Mexican and was born and raised in Albuquerque. He attended Highland High school and was made Albuquerque Athlete of the Year in 1994. He then went on to attend the University of the South (SWANY), where he played college basketball and was the all-time leading scorer while he attended. Ryan then went on to attend one of the premier law schools, New York University Law school (NYU) where he went on to graduate with his Juris DoctorPrior to joining SaucedoChavez P.C., Ryan moved to San Diego where he joined the international law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP, one for the largest and most reputable firms in the country. Ryan practiced litigation and corporate law for eight years at this firm as a member of the firm’s Health Care & Life Sciences practice group and went on to become Junior Partner. He also had the pleasure of meeting his wife Heather while working for Latham & Watkins LLP. 

 Ryan is an experienced attorney with a focus on representing health care clients and other entities on regulatory, litigation, and corporate matters. 

  • Healthcare 
  • Litigation 
  • Government Relations

After working with Latham and Watkins LLP, Ryan moved back to Albuquerque and became a partner at SaucedoChavez P.C. Outside of the health law industry, Ryan also has thriving active litigation practice. He represents mostly injured parties and has been recognized by super Lawyer – AVBV Rating AV Rated (pull rating). Ryan is very diversified, and takes pride in many aspects of his practice – from drafting and negotiating various agreements for health care clients (including agreements between hospitals and physicians), to representing grossly injured clients. Another great accomplishment is his position as Chair of the Health Law section for the State Bar of New Mexico (auditing, licensing, etc.) 

  • Past Chair, State Bar of New Mexico Health Law Section 
  • Member, Board of Directors of Health Leadership High Schoo

When Ryan isn’t hard at work, he enjoys spending time with his family. He is happily married with three young boys. He is an avid basketball fan and (former) player. Ryan was also named a first-team NCAA All-American player. 


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