Overview

As a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Charges™ team and based in West Virginia, Ryan Kennedy is responsible for handling charges from investigation to conclusion. He works on client-dedicated service teams, focusing on handling administrative agency charges. He investigates charge allegations, reviews pertinent documents, interviews key witnesses, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. In partnership with the client, he defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information.

Ryan's experience includes the representation of employers in federal and state level discrimination complaint within administrative proceedings.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Board Member

Harrison County Senior Center, Sacred Heart Children's Charity, and the Harrison County Historical Society

Past Mayor

Clarksburg, West Virginia

Past President

Rotary Club of Clarksburg

Past President

Kiwanis Club of Clarksburg

Past Chairman

Harrison County YMCA Board

Graduate

FBI Citizens’ Academy

Former Post Chaplain and Adjutant

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Recognition

Order of the Coif

News, Analysis & Press

Premises Liability in the Era of Widespread Concealed Carry

DRI, For the Defense

July 2019

ALFA International Construction Law Compendium

2018

ALFA International Transportation Compendium

2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2018

ALFA International Life, Accident, Health Insurance Compendium

2011, 2013, and 2017

ALFA International Product and Casualty Law Compendium

2017

ALFA International Hospitality and Retail Law Compendium

2016

ALFA International Litigation Compendium

2014

Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia Law Compendium

2009 and 2010

Speaking Engagements

Premises Liability in the Era of Widespread Concealed Carry

DRI Online CLE

May 2020

Compliance for Non-Profit Organizations

May 2007

Education

  • J.D., West Virginia University, 2005
  • B.A., West Virginia University, 1999summa cum laude, Honors College

Bar Admission

West Virginia
Pennsylvania

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • United States Court of International Trade
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin