Ryan Weiss counsels clients on the regulatory landscape surrounding the production, trade and movement of physical commodities, including crude oil, petroleum products, renewable fuels and agricultural products. His practice includes advising clients on both regulatory and enforcement issues arising under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Mobile Source and Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) programs under the Clean Air Act and the regulatory programs of a host of related agencies including the Department of Energy, the Department of Transportation, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.
Ryan also advises clients on a wide range of international trade matters. He represents clients in trade remedies cases and advises clients on compliance strategies, internal investigations and other issues arising under U.S. export control and sanctions laws. Ryan is also part of Sutherland’s nuclear energy practice, where he advises on export issues as well as a host of regulatory and compliance issues.
Prior to joining Sutherland as an associate, Ryan participated in the firm’s 2013 Summer Associate program. His past experience also includes working as a controls engineer for a major automotive supplier.