Practice Areas

Creditor’s Rights

Bankruptcies (Objections to Discharges, Processing Claims, Adversary Proceedings and Reaffirmations); Business Reorganizations; Commercial Recoveries; Workouts and Insolvencies; Collections (Commercial and Consumer); Creditors’ Rights and Delinquent Mortgage Matters

Louis Ryen, a highly experienced attorney, has spent more than 50 years serving clients in matters in Federal and all New York State Courts.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Private panel trustee with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York

  • Monroe County Bar Association

  • Founding Chairman of the Bankruptcy Court Committee and as a Trustee for the Bar Association

  • Charter Member of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

  • Member of the New York State Bar Association

  • Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute

  • Member of the Commercial Law League of America

  • Board of Directors for the Visiting Nurse Foundation

  • Director, Vice President and Treasurer of the Jewish Community Center

  • Board of Directors of the Temple Beth El Congregation

  • Chairman of the Temple Beth El Congregation cemetery committee


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  • University of Buffalo (J.D., 1959)
  • University of Buffalo (B.S., 1956)


  • New York State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Western and Northern Districts of New York
  • Second Circuit Federal Court of Appeals


Lou resides in Pittsford, New York, with his wife, and has two adult children (also attorneys) and four grandchildren. When time allows, Lou is an avid photographer with his worldwide work on display at several galleries and various exhibits, as well as a national publication. He is the creator of a photo essay, “Stark Contrasts, Prague and Teregin,” which is actively on a moving exhibition to galleries and religious and educational institutions nationally. He also enjoys sailing his Catalina sloop on Canandaigua Lake.

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