Ryan M. Moore



Ryan Moore is an associate in Foley Gardere’s Dallas office. His practice focuses on estate planning, transfer tax planning, estate and trust administration, and other wealth planning issues. He is a member of the firm’s Tax, Benefits & Estate Planning Practice.

Prior to joining Foley, Ryan worked as an associate in a Singapore law firm where he acquired extensive cross-border experience advising clients with ties to Asia and North America focusing on U.S. and international tax and estate planning. 

Affiliations and Professional Memberships

  • Member, State Bar of California


  • LL.M. Taxation, New York University School of Law (2014)
  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law (2013)
  • Southern Methodist University (2010)
    • B.A. Public Policy
    • B.A. Cinema-Television


  • California (2014)
  • Texas (2019)

Presentations and Publications

  • Author, “Detailing the status of U.S. tax reform and the potential corresponding effects for individuals and businesses in the Asia-Pacific region,” The Business Times (2017)
  • Speaker, "Trusts Used for Tax Reduction and Grantor Trusts," A two-hour discussion of QDOTs, GSTT Trusts, CRTs, ILITs, IDGTs, QPRTs, and GRATs with corresponding written materials, December 2016