Ryan Tucker serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is a member of the Center for Conscience Initiatives.
In this role, Tucker focuses on defending the conscience rights of Christian business owners against policies that would force them to compromise their beliefs under threat of heavy fines and punishment. His practice also includes protecting the freedom of individuals to exercise their faith in the marketplace without government interference.
Prior to joining ADF, from 2001-2017, Tucker engaged in private practice with the law firm of Davis, Cedillo & Mendoza in San Antonio, Texas, where he became a partner in 2009. His portfolio included all aspects of civil litigation, both state and federal, with a particular focus on commercial and complex business disputes.
Tucker earned his Juris Doctor at Baylor Law School, where he was senior editor of the Baylor Law Review. He obtained his bachelor of business administration in management at Texas A&M University, where he graduated cum laude.
A member of the state bar of Texas, Tucker is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court and multiple federal district and appellate courts.