Ryan M. Jennings is an associate in the firm’s Trusts & Estates department. Ryan advises clients on a variety of estate planning, estate administration, and trust and estate litigation matters, including the preparation of wills and trusts, the administration and settlement of estates, and the representation of fiduciaries and beneficiaries in contested probate, administration, accounting, and miscellaneous proceedings in the New York State Surrogate’s Court.
Prior to joining Meltzer Lippe, Ryan practiced at a boutique trusts and estates firm in Garden City, where he was involved in contested matters in the Surrogate’s Court, assisted fiduciaries in estate and trust administration matters, as advised beneficiaries how to best protect their interests.
Ryan earned his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, where he served as a senior staff member of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. He received his Bachelor of Science in economic policy analysis from Binghamton University. He is a member of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, and the Surrogate’s Court Estates and Trusts Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.
Ryan lives on Long Island with his wife, Katie, a high school science teacher, their new daughter, Ella, and their black lab, Cooper.