RYAN C. COWDIN is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP, and a member of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm in 2022, Mr. Cowdin represented workers and labor unions as an associate attorney for McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP. He also clerked for the Honorable Robert R. Rigsby at the D.C. Superior Court, served as a judicial fellow for the Honorable Anna Blackburne-Rigsby at the D.C. Court of Appeals, and supported voting rights as a fellow for the Campaign Legal Center. Ryan earned his B.A., cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans in 2011, and his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 2016, where he served as President of GW Law’s chapter of the American Constitution Society and as Articles Editor for the Federal Circuit Bar Journal. During law school, Mr. Cowdin represented low-wage workers as a student attorney for GW Law’s Public Justice Advocacy Clinic. He also interned for various government offices, including The White House Counsel’s Office, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.