Ryan C. Anderson


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Ryan Anderson is a corporate attorney whose practice encompasses the areas of individual and business taxation, tax structuring of business transactions, business entity selection and formation, and litigation of tax matters in state and federal courts.

Ryan graduated cum laude from the Pepperdine School of Law in 2017 with a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. He earned CALI Awards in Tax Policy, Federal Estate and Gift Tax, Negotiation Theory and Practice, Mediation Theory and Practice, and Cross-Cultural Dispute Resolution. A year later, he graduated with distinction from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he obtained his master of laws degree in taxation.

While pursuing his law degrees, he served as a tax law clerk for the United Stated Senate Committee on Finance and as a judicial extern for The Honorable Robert E. Bacharach of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Prior to attending law school, Ryan served as an infantry team leader in the United States Army for more than three years and in the Oklahoma National Guard for five years. While on active duty, he deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He holds an undergraduate degree in industrial safety and previously worked in private industry, assisting clients in creating and improving safety programs for the purpose of accident prevention and loss control.

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Experience, Honors, & Awards

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association

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Attorney Articles


Opportunity Zones webinar

IRS releases second tranche of proposed Opportunity Zone regulations

McAfee & Taft Business Alert |
Online shopping

States to benefit from collection of online sales taxes

The Journal Record |

Recommendation and Review of Corporate Pledge in Light of European Law

Religious Freedom and Business Foundation |


  • Oklahoma, 2017
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • LL.M. (Taxation), with distinction, Georgetown University Law Center, 2018
  • J.D., cum laude, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2017
    • 5 CALI Awards
  • B.S. (Industrial Safety), University of Central Oklahoma, 2008


McAfee & Taft 2019 Firm Announcement

2019 Firm Announcement

January 8, 2019

‘Opportunity Zone’ Tax Incentives

November 13, 2018
Veterans Day Tribute 2018

Veterans Tribute 2018

November 8, 2018