Ryan McMillan

Ryan McMillan

Trial Attorney
Knoxville, Tennessee
Ryan McMillan is a native of Oak Ridge, Tennessee and attended the University of Mary Washington where he studied history. After college, Ryan returned to Knoxville, Tennessee and spent a year as a runner for a large law firm while preparing to enter law school.

Ryan attended the University of Tennessee, College of Law from 2007 to 2010. During his time in law school, he took a particular interest in employment and administrative law. He furthered this interest as a staff editor of the school's Journal of Law and Policy. During his final year of law school, he received the Patrick L. Hardin Award for Excellence in Labor and Employment Law in recognition of his achievement in the field.

Upon graduation from law school, Ryan worked in document review for complex litigation cases in Charlotte, North Carolina. In the evenings, he assisted an attorney with Social Security disability cases which sparked his interest in the area. After becoming licensed in Tennessee, Ryan began working for the Dale L. Buchanan & Associates at the start of 2012.

Areas of Practice

  • Social Security Disability Law
  • Veterans Disability Law

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • Juris Doctor
  • University of Mary Washington