Molly Ryan practices in the areas of commercial litigation, sports and entertainment law, and constitutional law. She represents athletics facilities, teams, and music festivals, as well as security companies that oversee entertainment venues, in a variety of liability cases. She also represents regional and national commercial real estate developers in catastrophic personal injury and premises liability litigation. In constitutional matters, Molly defends public entities and public employees, including municipalities, school districts, police officers, prosecutors, and elected officials.

Molly has tried cases in state and federal court and she routinely handles appeals. She has handled matters in New York, California, and the District of Columbia. She is a contributor to Goldberg Segalla’s Sports and Entertainment Law Insider blog and has also published articles on the topics of constitutional law and sports law for USLAW, the Defense Research Institute publication The Business Suit, and the American Bar Association Section of Litigation’s Minority Trial Lawyer

Molly graduated from the Santa Clara University School of Law and Colgate University, where she played on the women’s soccer team. She lives in the Syracuse area with her husband and daughter.

Professional Affiliations
  • Central New York Women’s Bar Association (CNYWBA): Member
Community Involvement
  • Syracuse Stage: Board of Trustees 
Admitted to Practice
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Central Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Colgate University, B.A., 2000