Ryan A. Kelly, Esq.
Leadership: Committee Member of Professional Liability Practice Group
Ryan A. Kelly is an associate of Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis, Ltd. and is a member of the firm’s construction, tort defense and product liability practice groups. She focuses her practice on construction, premises liability, product liability and toxic tort litigation in state and federal courts.
Prior to joining Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis, Ltd., Ms. Kelly represented commercial and not-for-profit organizations, including corporations, schools, medical facilities and property owners, in a variety of complex civil litigation matters. Ms. Kelly has successfully defended clients in areas of construction litigation, transportation litigation and premises liability.
- Ms. Kelly received her B.A. in English, History and Philosophy from Indiana University. She received her J.D. in 2009 from DePaul University College of Law. While in law school, Ms. Kelly received CALI awards of excellence in her Trial Advocacy class and Animal Law class as well as receiving dean’s list honors.
- Illinois Bar, 2009
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2012
Areas of Practice:
- Product Liability
- General Liability
Ms. Kelly is active in a number of professional and civic organizations, including:
- Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC): Tort Law Committee
- Chicago Bar Association
- LaSalle Street Church, Breaking Bread Soup Kitchen Volunteer
- PAWS Chicago Volunteer