About The Firm

The attorneys and professional staff of Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C. comprise a general practice law firm advising clients and trying cases in a broad range of legal fields. From matters as small as a traffic ticket to the most complex business disputes, you may rely on our experience and availability. Our five offices are in New York and Vermont, but the scope of our legal practice ranges from international trade issues to regulation by the most local of entities. Our team approach ensures our clients are provided with comprehensive service and personalized attention.

Our relentless dedication to your legal needs and the legal profession means we are there for you when you need us over the long haul.

Since our founding in 2009, our attorneys have secured the payment of nearly $22 million dollars to the families of New York State Retirees, fought to assure victim’s rights were secured in litigation claims and defended individuals and entities subjected to unjust claims for compensation. We handle all phases of litigation including mediation, arbitration, trials and appeals and advise clients in all corporate and personal legal matters.

Both principals have been named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list (top 5% of attorneys based upon peer reviews and other criteria) as one of the top attorneys in Upstate New York for nine consecutive years (2010-2019). In addition, Claudia A. Ryan was named on the list of the Top 25 Women Lawyers in the 2019 New York Super Lawyers. This marks Ms. Ryan’s ninth appearance on the list. James T. Towne, Jr. also appeared on the 2016 list of the Top 25 Hudson Valley Lawyers. This was Mr. Towne’s third appearance.

Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C. supports and encourages its attorneys and staff  to make a difference in the world, especially in the communities where we live and practice. Firm members are regularly recognized for generous donations of time and support in our legal practice areas of Albany, Saratoga Springs, Cobleskill and Burnt Hills in upstate New York; the Bennington, Vermont area, as well as throughout the United States and abroad.