Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert

909 Poydras Street
Suite 2800
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-299-2306(direct fax)
504-299-2100 (firm)
504-299-2300 (firm fax)


Ryan is a member of the firm.  He joined the firm in 2007 after practicing with the firm of Brunini, Grantham, Grower, & Hewes, PLLC in Jackson, Mississippi.  In 2002, He received his Bachelor’s degree Magna Cum Laude in Political Science from the University of New Orleans where he received honors for graduating with the highest GPA in his graduation class and was a Phi Beta Kappa member receiving the Phi Beta Kappa Club Award.  In 2005, he received his Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, where he was a recipient of the River Parish Claimants Scholarship and the Louisiana Board of Supervisors’ Scholarship.  Ryan was also named to the Chancellor’s List while attending law school at Louisiana State University from 2003-2005.

Ryan is admitted to practice before all Louisiana and all Mississippi state and federal courts, in addition to the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Ryan is a trial lawyer with extensive plaintiff and defense experience in the following areas:  commercial and complex litigation; personal injury, including motor vehicle accidents; products liability; legal disputes involves trusts, successions, wills and estates; construction disputes; complex insurance defense; collection matters; real estate disputes; residential and commercial lease disputes; premises liability; contract disputes; professional malpractice and liability; and commercial transactions.

Ryan has been recognized for his legal achievements by the following publications:  2009, Future Star, Benchmark Magazine; 2011 Top Lawyers in Louisiana, New Orleans Magazine; 2012-2015 Best Lawyers in America; 2013-2016 Rising Star, Super Lawyers.

Representative Cases


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Medical Products
  • Devices
  • Professional and Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Collections


  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


  • Louisiana, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2006
  • Mississippi, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2005


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    J.D., B.C.L. - 2005
    Honors: Chancellor's List (2005,2004,2003)
    Honors: Appellate Advocacy Co-Chairman, Moot Court Board
    Honors: Board of Supervisor's Scholarship Recipient (2005, 2004, 2003)
    Honors: River Parish Claimants Scholarship Recipient (2004, 2003)
  • University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A
    B.A. Political Science (Magna Cum Laude) - 2002
    Honors: Highest GPA in Graduation Class (2002)
    Honors: Dean's List (1998-2002)
    Honors: College of Liberal Arts Dean Award
    Honors: Distinguished Professor Werner J. Feld Award
    Honors: Outstanding Political Science Graduate Award
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Club Award

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America since 2012, with special designations in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2012 – 2016
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers - Rising Star in General Litigation, 2014-2016
  • Benchmark: The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, Future Star, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice

Past Employment Positions

  • Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, Associate, 2005 - 2006

See Library Tab for articles, publications and presentations by Ryan Luminais


  • Landlord-Tenant Law Seminar - Leases, Evictions, Litigation and Settlements, Sterling Education Services, Inc., December 12, 2013

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