Practice Areas

  • Asbestos Litigation 
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation


  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Ryan Dickherber, Partner

Ryan is a partner at SWMW Law and an experienced advocate for clients suffering from asbestos-related diseases and mesothelioma. Ryan stays closely involved in all stages of the litigation process, from initial interviews and discovery to depositions and trial. He leverages his extensive experience to craft legal strategies that hold companies accountable for their actions and get justice for the victims. Ryan recognizes that each client’s case is unique and takes great pride in providing his clients the time and attention they deserve to maximize recovery on their behalf.

Prior to joining SWMW Law, Ryan was a partner with one of the largest asbestos firms in the U.S., where he recovered millions of dollars for victims and their families across the country in states that include California, Delaware, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oregon and Pennsylvania.  

Ryan graduated from Miami University in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in general business. He earned his J.D. from St. Louis University School of Law in 2005. While in law school, he participated in Moot Court and was a member of the Trial Advocacy Competition Team, where he won a regional Young Lawyers National Trial Competition, placing him in the top 50 law school trial advocates in the country. 

Ryan was named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association, an honor he received based on his experience and past successes working on behalf of victims injured by the negligence of others. Ryan was also named one of The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40.


J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law
B.S., Miami University

Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys

  • Bar Association of Metro St. Louis

  • The Lawyer Association of St. Louis