Ryan Morasiewicz, Barrister

rmorasiewicz@soundlawllp.ca | 778.658.0226

Ryan Morasiewicz is an Outdoor/Adventure and Insurance Defence lawyer. He has extensive experience in risk management in the outdoors industry, insurance and injury litigation, health law, class actions, and corporate-commercial litigation.  

Ryan has significant courtroom experience, both at trial and appeal. His litigation practice has evolved beyond mere advocacy to include strategic risk analysis to clients in a number of industries.

Ryan’s legal peers have named him to the “Best Lawyers in Canada” list for both Personal Injury Litigation (2021, 2022) and Corporate and Commercial Litigation (2020, 2021, 2022).

Outside of the office, Ryan is a Ground Search Team Leader with North Shore Rescue, the busiest volunteer mountain Search and Rescue team in Canada, and together with his German Shepherd Neiko, is one of only 19 RCMP PDS-validated wilderness K9 search dog handlers in British Columbia. He is also a Director (public representative) of the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides.

Community Involvement

Director, Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (2019-present)

Mountain Search and Rescue / Ground Search Team Leader– North Shore Rescue, North Vancouver, British Columbia (2011-present )

Validated K9 handler, BC Search Dog Association (2021-present)

Executive member, CBA (BC) Health Law subsection (co-chair 2008-2009, various executive positions 2006-2017, 2019-present)

Executive member, CBA (National) Health Law subsection (2008-2011)

Member, CBA (BC) Provincial Council (2008-2009)

Member, Canadian Bar Association (2006-present)

Health Law/Ethics Tutor, UBC Faculty of Medicine (2006-2014)


UBC J.D. 2005
UBC B.Sc. 2002
Queens – Executieve Leadership Program 2014

Bar admission:
British Columbia 2006

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