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Ryan M. Poplawski

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Ryan Poplawski is an associate in the Litigation Practice. Mr. Poplawski assists clients in the areas of personal injury, products liability, intellectual property and commercial litigation. Mr. Poplawski also represents institutions, such as major hospital systems, community hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, outpatient programs, health care systems and individual clients with New York Mental Hygiene proceedings and matters including: Article 81 Guardianships; Article 17-A Guardianships for the developmentally disabled; Article 9 petitions for both involuntary retention and treatments over objection.

He served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Glenn T. Suddaby in the District Court for the Northern District of New York while in law school.

  • University at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2015
    • Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal – Associate
    • Buffalo-Niagara Trial Team
    • Jessup International Law Moot Court Board
    • Student Bar Associate – Class Director
  •  Siena College, B.S., 2012
    • Student Athlete Advisory Committee
    • Public Safety Advisory Committee
    • MAAC All-Academic Team
    • Leo Dufort Award Winner for Student-Athlete Honors



  • Member, Onondaga County Bar Association, Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Section
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Sherrill Athletic Club (Sherrill Silversmith Baseball Club), Board Member

Honors & Recognitions:

  • Selected, The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” (2021, 2022)
  • Recipient, Northern District of New York Pro Bono Service Award (2016)