Steve Ryan

  • IRS making better use of data to eliminate tax return identity theft

    Looking closer at metadata and partnering with state departments of revenue and industry groups, the IRS is reducing risk of tax return identity theft

  • Steve Ryan: Weathering the rocky transition process

    In Washington politics, the aftermath of a bitter election doesn’t quite lead to a period of moonlight and roses. While the transition teams go about their work, the new administration will need to do a lot of work to ensure its Senate-confirmed nominees have a shot. D.C. attorney and former prosecutor Steve Ryan, a partner at McDermott, Will and Emery, offers insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the difficulties ahead.

  • Steve Ryan: Should Comey have weighed in on Clinton emails?

    Legal experts across Washington are questioning whether FBI Director James Comey should have publicly made a recommendation to prosecutors about whether to go after Hillary Clinton for the way she handled State Department email and classified information. Steve Ryan, a partner at McDermott, Will and Emory, and a former federal prosecutor, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer his take.

  • Steve Ryan: Did DoJ prosecutors lie about immigration executive order?

    Judge Andrew Hanen of Texas recently accused federal prosecutors of outright lying in a case challenging President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration. The judge ordered ethics training for the lawyers and told the attorney general to develop a plan for preventing unethical behavior. Attorney Steve Ryan, a partner at the law firm McDermott, Will and Emery, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer his analysis.

  • Steve Ryan: The future of DoJ vs. Apple

    D.C. attorney and former federal prosecutor Steve Ryan of McDermott, Will & Emery discusses the future of the dispute between the Justice Department and Apple.

  • Steve Ryan, Corporate Litigator at McDermott, Will and Emery

    The Defense Department is not keeping track of all the senior officials who leave for jobs with contractors. Congress requires those officials, including flag officers and generals, to get written legal opinions before moving on. Lots of paperwork involved. But at DoD, the inspector general says the database that tracks the moves is incomplete. In this week’s Legal Loop, Steve Ryan, an experienced corporate litigator and head of the government strategies practice at McDermott, Will and Emery, talks to Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about the revolving door at the Pentagon.

  • NSA leak case gives vendors reason to reevaluate personnel

    Intelligence community contractors, similar to Booz Allen, likely are reevaluating employees who have access to classified information in order to identify any questionable personnel, according to Steve Ryan, leader of government strategies practice group at McDermott, Will and Emery law firm.

  • Federal Drive Show Blog – June 17, 2013

    On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • Federal Drive Show Blog – April 23, 2013

    On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • FAR Council set to change conflict rules

    New OCI regs would allow government to tolerate conflict of interest… sometimes. Attorney Steve Ryan explains it for us.