Our Team

Ryan J. Gibbs, Esq.

Managing Partner

 

Mr. Gibbs began his career in Chicago representing tenants in their negotiations with commercial landlords before beginning a successful tenure at a Chicago Loop law firm as a tax consultant and attorney.   Mr. Gibbs has handled more than 7,000 commercial property tax appeals throughout the country generating millions of dollars in refunds and savings for his clients.  He has lectured at the Ohio State Bar Association on the topic of property tax reduction, spoke to the Ohio Tax Conference in 2013 on property tax appeals and procedure, and co-authored a chapter on business personal property taxation for the Institute of Professionals in Taxation.  Mr. Gibbs is admitted to practice law in Ohio and Illinois, and is a licensed tax consultant in Texas, Arizona, and Tennessee.  He has tried property tax cases or attended hearings in 40 states.  Through numerous affiliations and contacts, Mr. Gibbs regularly gains admission to represent his property tax clients in jurisdictions throughout the United States.

Geoffrey N. Byrne, Esq.

Associate Attorney

 

Geoff Byrne joined the Gibbs Firm in 2013 after graduating from the University of Cincinnati College of law in the same year.  Throughout law school, Geoff held jobs and internships spanning a wide range of legal fields, including labor & employment law, school law, and general civil practice.  While at UC Law, Geoff served as an Assistant to Professor Darrell AH Miller, conducting research for law review articles that appeared in the Yale and Columbia Law Journals.

Jack A. Warnecke

Senior Business Manager

 

Jack Warnecke joined the Gibbs Firm in 2012 after graduating from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelors degree in business economics.