Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon


Ryan Ganzenmuller


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Buffalo Office

The Avant Building
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202

Ryan primarily concentrates his practice on commercial and tort litigation in both state and federal courts, representing businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals. He has experience managing cases at multiple stages of civil litigation, including preliminary injunctive relief, pleadings, motion practice, trial, post-judgment enforcement, and appeal.

Ryan additionally has experience handling matters involving insurance coverage, intellectual property, and construction law.

Representative Experience

  • Obtained a pre-answer dismissal of a $15 million commercial suit.
  • Attained a large settlement during the jury trial of fraud action.
  • Obtained pre-discovery discontinuance of two companion personal injury suits for a major client.
  • Assisted in obtaining the settlement of a commercial matter involving a third-party administrator.
  • Successfully collected a large judgment against a difficult debtor for a business client.
  • Commenced and completed a large commercial foreclosure proceeding.
  • Won a significant motion for summary judgment in lieu of a complaint, including over $300,000 in interest accrual.
  • Provided support in judicial-dissolution action for a major local law firm.
  • Involved in multiple commercial actions concerning family business disputes.
  • Obtained various settlements in premises-liability, motor vehicle accident, and collection actions.

Practice Areas


  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2015
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., with Scholars Designation, cum laude, 2012

Admitted To Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York

Civic Activities

  • BISON Children’s Scholarship Fund, President’s Council Member

Speaking & Publications

  • Buffalo Law Review, “Snap and Destroy: Preservation Issues for Ephemeral Communications”


  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars: Personal Injury – Products: Defense, 2018
  • Burton Award, National Distinguished Student Writing Award for “Snap and Destroy: Preservation Issues for Ephemeral Communications,” 2015
  • Buffalo Law Review, Carlos C. Alden Award, 2015
  • Buffalo Law Review, Justice Philip Halpern Award, 2015

Prior Experience

  • Duke, Holzman, Photiadis & Gresens LLP, Associate
  • US District Court for the Western District of New York to Chief Judge William M. Skretny, Judicial Extern
  • Kings County NYS Supreme Court to Supervising Matrimonial Judge Jeffrey S. Sunshine, Judicial Intern
  • University at Buffalo School of Law, Legal Writing and Research Fellow
  • University at Buffalo School of Law, Research Assistant
  • Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Legal Intern