Ryan M. Opria is a partner in the Kalamazoo firm of Lennon, Miller, O'Connor & Bartosiewicz, PLC. He is an accomplished lawyer with over a decade of experience handling complex
business matters of all sizes. He has conducted numerous domestic and international
arbitrations and has litigated in both state and federal courts. He also devotes
a significant part of his practice to advising businesses, professionals and entrepreneurs
with respect to contract negotiations, business organization and planning, and dispute
avoidance and resolution, among other issues.
Information regarding Ryan's availability to serve as an arbitrator in reinsurance disputes can be found at www.RyanOpria.com.
Ryan is a native of the Kalamazoo area and a graduate of Yale University and the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to his return to the Kalamazoo area, Ryan was an Assistant General Counsel at General Reinsurance Corporation in Stamford, Connecticut (a Berkshire Hathaway company). He is also a former partner of Lord, Bissell & Brook LLP in Chicago, Illinois.
Ryan's experience gives him a comprehensive understanding of the issues which are critical to clients. He responds quickly, aggressively and cost effectively to his clients' needs. He also understands the need to balance zealous advocacy with professionalism and respect. To that end, he is committed to building and maintaining a reputation for honesty, tenacity, practicality and quality. He brings the full force of his knowledge and a tireless work ethic to bear in support of his clients' causes.