Author: Ryan Bangert

Ryan Bangert

Ryan Bangert serves as senior vice president for strategic initiatives and special counsel to the president at Alliance Defending Freedom. He oversees ADF’s Blackstone Fellowship, government relations, and corporate engagement teams. Before joining ADF, Bangert served as deputy first assistant attorney general and deputy for legal counsel Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton; and as deputy for civil litigation for Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. Prior to his government service, Bangert was a litigation partner at Baker Botts L.L.P. in Dallas and clerked for Judge Patrick Higginbotham on the Fifth Circuit. He earned his J.D. from Southern Methodist University. He can be found on Twitter/X @ryanlbangert