Freeborn Welcomes Ryan J. Solfaro as Associate in New York Office

NEW YORK – Freeborn & Peters LLP continues the expansion of its litigation practice group, and the firm’s insurance/reinsurance and labor and employment teams, with the addition of Ryan J. Solfaro as an associate in the New York office. 

Solfaro specializes in matters involving reinsurance and insurance coverage disputes. He previously served as a litigation paralegal at Freeborn, where he was tasked in all phases of disputes in commercial contracts, complex insurance and reinsurance claims, corporate acquisitions, securities, derivative instruments, foreign exchange contracts, shareholder rights, intellectual property, and insolvency.

“We’re pleased to officially welcome Ryan to the firm as an associate in the litigation practice group, and insurance/reinsurance and labor and employment teams,” said Sean T. Keely, Freeborn’s New York Office Managing Partner. “Ryan provided valuable support during his time as a litigation paralegal, and we’re excited for him to continue to grow in his legal career.”

Solfaro received his undergraduate degree from Binghamton University, cum laude, and his law degree from Seton Hall Law School. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and his admission in New York is currently pending.

Freeborn's litigation practice group brings both bench strength and deep experience to each client matter. Known as a Litigation Powerhouse®, its members are “litigators first” and their philosophy is to prepare cases to be tried. Even when settlement is appropriate, their trial-ready approach provides the best ultimate outcome. 

Freeborn’s Chambers-ranked insurance/reinsurance team serves all areas of the global insurance and reinsurance marketplace. To provide unsurpassed service in this area, our insurance and reinsurance lawyers have immersed themselves in the intricacies of reinsurance custom and practice and the commercial relationships upon which participants in the industry depend.

The firm’s labor and employment team helps manage the many complex issues that arise in recruiting, employing, and retaining a diverse workforce in different workplace settings, including production facilities, restaurants, offices, and transportation terminals. Freeborn’s employment attorneys offer a practical approach to minimizing legal liability from day-to-day decisions regarding hiring, discipline, disability, and leaves of absence, and termination. 

This news was featured in the New York Law Journal.