Ryan is co-deputy chair of Bond's litigation department. Recognized in Best Lawyers in America and Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, he is a business and tort trial attorney who practices complex civil litigation in state and federal courts.

Ryan has tried both jury and non-jury trials, argued at the appellate level and represented clients during mediation and arbitration proceedings. He routinely represents corporations, small businesses, construction companies, individuals, insurance companies, third-party administrators, public entities and school districts in a wide range of litigation matters.

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  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2020-2024 (listed for 5 years)
    • New York Super Lawyers 2020®, Upstate New York Rising Star, Business Litigation (2015 - 2022)
  • Justinian Honorary Law Society
  • New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
  • Empire State Counsel Honoree by the New York State Bar Association
  • NDNY Federal Court Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association
    • Director, Board of Directors 
  • Saratoga County Bar Association
  • 21st Century Leadership Society
  • Winner, Domenick L. Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition
  • Semi-finalist, Karen C. McGovern Senior Prize Trials
  • Spong Constitutional Law Moot Court Invitational

  • Presenter, Litigation Avoidance, Capital Region Chamber of Commerce, January 2023
  • Presenter, Litigation Avoidance, Meeting Point, May 26, 2022
  • A Conversation with Ryan Keleher, Unblinded, July 5, 2022 
  • An Interview with Ryan Keleher, Litigation, Legally Bond Podcast, October 4, 2021
  • Panelist, Workers’ Compensation Lien Recovery, Loss Transfer, Third Party Actions, Grave Injury and Settlement of Third-Party Actions, PMA Management Claims Managers, April 7, 2021
  • Presenter, FAZ Forensics, Defenses to Premises Liability and Motion Practice, October 24, 2019
  • Moderator, Cybersecurity & GDPR Update, Albany Business Review, April 16, 2019
  • Presenter, Associations and the Law: Selected Tips, Tricks and Hacks, ESSAE, April 12, 2019
  • Presenter, Keeping Current with New York Automobile Litigation, New York State Bar Association, February 15, 2018
  • Presenter, How To Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (And Keep Theirs Out), National Business Institute, April 28, 2017
  • Panelist, Fall Insurance Forum - Ferraro Amodio & Zarecki CPAs, December 2, 2016
  • Moderator, Intro to Civil Practice Skills: Torts and Insurance Law, New York State Bar Association, October 29, 2015
  • Panelist, Everything You Don’t Know About E-Discovery (But Wish You Did), National Business Institute, January 21, 2015
  • Panelist, Legal Aspects of Insurance Claims and Fraud Forum

  • "Court Rules that Red Wing Has a Vested Right to Mine its Property," Materials Matter, Fall 2020 
  • Legal Alert, “Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: A Proposed New York State Regulation Requires First-Of-Their-Kind Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies,” September 2016
  • Legal Alert, "Appellate Division, First Department Creates a Defamation by Implication Standard," June 2014
  • Legal Alert, "Federal Court Decision Interprets Meaning of Prejudice Under Amendment to New York Insurance Law § 3420," February 2013

  • Executive Member, MeetingPoint
  • Founder and President, Capital Region Connections
  • President, Board of Directors, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New York State