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JAMES E. RYAN, born Troy, New York. Admitted to bar: New York (1975); U.S. District Court: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York (1975), Northern District of New York (1994); U.S. Court of Appeals: Second (1976); Sixth (1992) Circuits; United States Supreme Court (2004). Education: Siena College (B.S., 1964); Fordham University (J.D., 1974); New York University. Member: Fordham Law Review, 1973-1974. Author: "Merger Partner Not Liable for Misleading Statements in Proxy Solicitation", 41 Fordham Law Review 1074, 1973. Member: Maritime Law Association of the United States (Proctor); Naval Reserve Association; Association of Average Adjustors; Chairman, Milltown Road Association; Member, Admiralty Committee, Bar Association of the City of New York; [Capt. USNR, 1967-present, active duty, 1967-1974]

Mr. Ryan specializes in marine hull and collision, corporate law, contracts, general liability defense, arbitrations, Jones Act and other personal injury defense, cargo, maritime finance, insurance coverage disputes, trial and appellate practice in New York State and Federal Courts. He has extensive experience in corporate affairs in addition to his very active admiralty and insurance litigation practice.

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