Ryan C. Furtick practices in the Taxation and Corporate Departments of Lewis Rice. Ryan’s broad based tax practice includes federal income tax planning for individuals, partnerships, LLCs, and corporations, including business and succession planning. He frequently represents clients in tax controversy matters with the IRS and other state and local taxing authorities. Ryan’s corporate practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and structuring, corporate governance matters, and general business representation.

Prior to joining Lewis Rice, Ryan was an associate at Crady Jewett McCulley & Houren LLP in Houston, Texas.

Practice Areas


  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (LL.M., 2016)
    • Taxation
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
    • Notes editor/staff editor, Washington University Jurisprudence Review
    • CALI Awards in Legal Practice II: Advocacy; Employee Benefits: ERISA & Tax; Business Acquisitions; Tax Fraud Prosecutions; Estate and Gift Taxation; Closely-Held Business and Succession Planning
  • Washington University in St. Louis (M.S., 2013)
    • Finance
  • Washington University in St. Louis (B.S.B.A., 2013)
    • Finance, Accounting
    • Minor in Applied Microeconomics
    • Varsity baseball team

Legal Background

  • Tax/Transactional associate, Crady Jewett McCulley & Houren LLP (2016-2018)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Tax Section
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis


  • Missouri Bar
  • Texas Bar
  • U.S. Tax Court

Charitable & Civic Activities

  • Board Member, St. Louis Sports Commission Associates
  • Treasurer & Trustee, Webster Groves Presbyterian Church