Ryan Kelly



(215) 665-4717

(215) 372-2372

Ryan is an associate in Cozen O’Connor’s Global Insurance Department in Philadelphia. He focuses his practice on professional liability and property insurance coverage.

Ryan assists clients in navigating various types of coverage disputes including disputes arising under claims-made and occurrence liability policies, medical professional liability policies, reinsurance certificates, and property insurance policies.

Ryan also assists in conducting training for his clients’ claims handlers on topics such as coverage of sexual misconduct claims.

Ryan earned his bachelor's degree, cum laude, from The Ohio State University, John Glenn College of Public Affairs. Ryan earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law where he was Order of the Coif, staff writer for Villanova Law Review, and a founding member of the Villanova Law Bipartisan Initiative.


Global Insurance Perspectives on Climate Change [White Paper]

July 21, 2021

J.D. Dickenson, Jonathan Toren, and Ryan Kelly discuss how continually shifting climate change risk realities have the potential to impact claims handling and litigation management in the insurance industry.

Pennsylvania Courts May Not Deny Those Under Court Supervision Access to Medical Marijuana [Alert]

June 22, 2020

Tom Wilkinson and Ryan Kelly discuss the firm's recent win before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

U.S. Supreme Court Considers When Politics Becomes a Crime [The Legal Intelligencer]

October 09, 2019

Stephen Miller and Ryan Kelly published an article to The Legal Intelligencer discussing when playing politics can become political, specifically in Kelly v. United States.

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  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2019
  • Ohio State University, B.A., cum laude, 2016
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey