Ryan M. Tilot

Counsel | Chicago


Ryan has over a decade of experience dedicated to eDiscovery and information law from both the litigation and consulting perspective.  Ryan utilizes his extensive technical background to inform his legal strategy and counsels on smart and effective practices based on his prior experience as a records manager and solutions architect.  He prepares legally defensible, cost-effective, and creative discovery solutions for his clients.  He also writes and frequently speaks on eDiscovery strategy and technology.

Ryan has served as eDiscovery counsel in a wide range of matters, including nationwide employment class action lawsuits, multibillion-dollar intellectual property litigation, product liability lawsuits, antitrust actions, financial arbitrations, and various governmental investigations. 

Ryan’s recent experience includes:

  • Developing customized and defensible legal hold processes
  • Negotiating ESI protocols
  • Developing tailored and defensible document collection strategies
  • Consulting on the use of document review strategies, technologies, and methods
  • Advising clients on compliance with U.S. and global data privacy laws
  • Preparing client-specific eDiscovery handbooks for in-house legal departments and outside counsel
  • Advising on defensible data disposition projects
  • Preparing record retention policies and record schedules

Prior to joining Redgrave LLP, Ryan was an associate in the eDiscovery & Information Governance group at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Ryan is a recognized leader in legal technology and was the lead solutions architect on two projects that won the International Legal Technology Association (“ILTA”) Innovative Project of the Year Award.  He has also been a finalist for the ILTA Knowledge Management Professional of the Year Award. 


Ryan is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and ARMA International.  He currently serves on the ARMA Milwaukee Board of Directors as a Member-At-Large.


Ryan received his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  He is admitted to practice in Illinois.