Ethan Ranis


(512) 474-9486 ext. 113


Ethan assists clients in a wide range of litigation matters such as complex business and property disputes, trade secret violations, sovereign immunity defenses and licensure defense. Ethan has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in the state and federal courts, and helped draft and argue appeals in both the Supreme Court of Texas and the Fifth Circuit.


  • University of Texas School of Law – Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2015
  • Oberlin College – Bachelor of Arts, 2011

Memberships and Accomplishments

  • State Bar of Texas (2015)
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • Texas Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Barbara Jordan Inns of Court

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Loose Constraints: The Bare Minimum for Solum’s Originalism
  • I Want a Refund! Recovery of Attorney’s Fees and Costs