Randall P. Ryder

Randall is a consumer rights attorney in Minneapolis, where he sues abusive debt collectors and defends consumers in debt collection lawsuits.

Randall graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School and has a concentration in Labor and Employment Law. During law school he worked as a law clerk for the Ramsey County Public Defender’s Office and was a research assistant to Professor Steve Befort.

Prior to law school Randall lived in Los Angeles for four years, where he was involved in all aspects of motion picture and commercial production. He worked on commercials and music videos, including Arnold Schwarzenegger’s initial gubernatorial campaign commercials.

During the 2004 Presidential Election, Randall shot and edited a commercial for a MoveOn.org contest. Out of hundreds of entries, “Think Again” was voted into the top 100 commercials. During his time in Los Angeles, he was also retained by Marvel Comics as an expert witness for a copyright infringement case. Sadly, Randall was not able to meet Spiderman.

Randall contributes regularly to Caveat Emptor, Lawyerist, and AdviceScene.