Ryan M. Harrell
Ryan M. Harrell joined Elk & Elk as an attorney in 2010. Prior to his affiliation with the firm, Ryan represented injured clients at another northeast Ohio law firm, and also practiced on his own, focusing on civil appellate work and criminal defense representation. Ryan now focuses his practice on general personal injury, with an emphasis on premise liability, dog attacks, and automobile collisions. He maintains an appellate practice and has participated in class actions undertaken by Elk & Elk. In addition to his own docket, Ryan employs his extensive legal research background on a wide variety of cases handled by other Elk & Elk attorneys, assisting in complex briefing issues and addressing novel legal issues as they arise.
After graduating from Miami University in 1998, Ryan worked as an architectural designer prior to attending law school. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2006. Ryan lives in northwest Akron with his wife. Outside the office, he enjoys music, reading, hiking, skiing, cycling, roller coasters and traveling.
Year Joined Firm
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Ohio, 2006
- U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2010
- Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
- J.D. magna cum laude - 2006
- Miami University
- Bachelor's Degree - 1998
Honors and Awards
- Ohio Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Ohio Association for Justice