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Areas of Practice

  • New York
  • Missouri (inactive)

B.A., summa cum laude, State University of New York at Fredonia 

J.D., cum laude, SUNY Buffalo Law School

Ryan concentrates his practice in the area of employee benefits, with particular focus on qualified retirement plans and nonqualified deferred compensation plans. His practice includes drafting and reviewing plan documents, assisting clients in the administration of benefit plans, reviewing services agreements with plan service providers, preparing submissions under IRS and U.S. Department of Labor correction programs, and advising clients on reporting and disclosure obligations.


  • Jacob D. Hyman Scholarship, SUNY Buffalo Law School
  • Former editor, Buffalo Environmental Law Journal



Social Media

Ryan contributed the following entries to our archived Hodgson Russ’s SchoolNET blog, and also contributes to our U.S./Canada cross-border blog, Smarter Way to Cross. His blog entries include:

Professional Associations

  • Former member, Wechsler Moot Court board of directors
  • American Bar Association