lawyer steve ryanSteve Ryan has the unique benefit of experience addressing workers’ compensation litigation from all sides. He began his career with the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, writing unbiased opinions to resolve complex issues that were challenged to a higher court. He continued his career as a defense attorney at a top regional defense firm, representing insurance carriers, Fortune 500 companies, and employers of all sizes.  Having witnessed the challenges that many workers face in the workers’ compensation system, he decided to dedicate his career to protecting the rights of injured workers and joined our firm in 2014.

Steve has lectured on the topic of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation across the country. Like all of our attorneys, he was awarded the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s distinction as Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation.

Steve is married with two children, is a writer of short fiction, and an avid practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Contact by email at:

Court Admissions

  • Admitted to Bar, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2007


  • Brooklyn College (B.A. 2002)
  • Widener School of Law (J.D. 2007)

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice

Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation Law