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Ryan A. Whelpley

Law Clerk
  • Rochester
  • 585.231.1235
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As a law clerk in the Securities and Capital Markets practice group, Ryan assists attorneys with conducting due diligence, legal research and analysis, preparing and reviewing securities law filings, and drafting contracts and other agreements.

He previously served as a summer associate with HSE, as well as a judicial intern in the United States District Court, Northern District of New York for Hon. Mae A. D’Agostino, where he reviewed pleadings and other documents, researched legal issues, drafted orders and opinions, and observed trials and court proceedings.

In addition, Ryan was a legal intern for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation where he conducted research for administrative policies and legal issues, drafted legal memoranda, organized and reviewed discovery documents for renewable energy projects, and represented the Department in an administrative hearing.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Albany Law School
    • Co-Valedictorian
    • Executive Editor for New York Appeals, Albany Law Review
    • Sponsler Teaching Fellow
    • William McKinley Scholarship
  • Union College
    • Phi Beta Kappa, National Honor Society
    • Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society
    • Alvin F. Nitchman Prize (awarded to the most promising senior attending law school)
    • Captain, Men’s Varsity Basketball Team
    • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
    • Student Editor, Political Science Department

PRACTICE AREAS

EDUCATION

  • Albany Law School, J.D., summa cum laude
  • Union College, B.A., summa cum laude
HSE Law
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Ryan A. Whelpley
Law Clerk
rwhelpley@hselaw.com
tel: 585.231.1235
fax: 585.232.2152

As a law clerk in the Securities and Capital Markets practice group, Ryan assists attorneys with conducting due diligence, legal research and analysis, preparing and reviewing securities law filings, and drafting contracts and other agreements.

He previously served as a summer associate with HSE, as well as a judicial intern in the United States District Court, Northern District of New York for Hon. Mae A. D’Agostino, where he reviewed pleadings and other documents, researched legal issues, drafted orders and opinions, and observed trials and court proceedings.

In addition, Ryan was a legal intern for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation where he conducted research for administrative policies and legal issues, drafted legal memoranda, organized and reviewed discovery documents for renewable energy projects, and represented the Department in an administrative hearing.

Honors & Awards

  • Albany Law School
    • Co-Valedictorian
    • Executive Editor for New York Appeals, Albany Law Review
    • Sponsler Teaching Fellow
    • William McKinley Scholarship
  • Union College
    • Phi Beta Kappa, National Honor Society
    • Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society
    • Alvin F. Nitchman Prize (awarded to the most promising senior attending law school)
    • Captain, Men’s Varsity Basketball Team
    • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
    • Student Editor, Political Science Department

Education

  • Albany Law School, J.D., summa cum laude
  • Union College, B.A., summa cum laude

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