Colleen Noonan Ryan regularly counsels companies undertaking internal investigations and defending white collar criminal and regulatory matters.
Colleen has significant experience conducting internal investigations on highly sensitive issues for companies in a wide range of industries. She also has defended clients before the DOJ, the SEC, the CFTC, and other government agencies. Colleen frequently works with clients on compliance-related issues, including assisting clients with designing and strengthening their corporate compliance programs. She also has experience representing clients in complex commercial litigation, including securities litigation and financial litigation.
Colleen maintains an active pro bono practice. She recently served as CJA appointed counsel for a client facing federal criminal charges. Colleen also has represented domestic violence victims and individuals seeking asylum. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association.
- Fordham University (J.D. magna cum laude 2012; Order of the Coif; Fordham Law Review); University of Notre Dame (B.A. in Political Science and International Peace Studies summa cum laude 2009; Phi Beta Kappa)
- New York, Illinois, and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- Legislative Intern, Office of Congressman Peter Welch (Vermont) (Summer 2007)