Ryan V. Klee

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Biography

Ryan V. Klee practices Workers Compensation law and guides Risk Managers, Human Resource Managers, Third Party Administrators (TPAs), and Claims Adjusters in developing a plan to resolve and close files quickly and efficiently.

He has taken hundreds of employee depositions and defended numerous depositions of employer representatives as well. In addition, he has taken expert witness depositions ranging from physicians to vocational experts. He has personally handled all aspects of workers compensation claims, representing clients from the trial level through the appeals process, as well as engaging in settlement mediations.

Mr. Klee has particular experience with the trucking industry, health care service providers, manufacturers, retailers, employee leasing companies and the hospitality industry.

While in law school, he also clerked for the Honorable Reggie B. Walton, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Mr. Klee is also an AV Preeminent rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell.

Related News, Publications & Presentations

Attorney Ryan V. Klee will be speaking at the Workers Compensation Law Institute . Events. September 2017.

Attorney Ryan Klee is speaking at the Annual Workers Compensation Seminar . Events. August 2016.

Best Practices for Handling Medical Treatment in Workers Compensation Cases. Ryan V. Klee. Annual Workers Compensation Seminar. October 2016.

Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast Series. Events. March 2016.

“Workers’ Compensation Update: Has the Court of Appeals Extended the Ingress/Egress Exception?” Kyle Evans Smith and Ryan V. Klee. GDLA Law Journal. 2015.

“It’s Not Personal. It’s Business: New Case Erodes Deviation Defense. ” Ryan V. Klee. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 24, No. 141. May 2012.

“Give Me Shelter: Clarifying Home Ownership Issues in Catastrophic Claims. ” Ryan V. Klee. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 23, No. 134. March 2011.

“Choose Your Adventure: New Case Explains Contractor Prong in Statutory Employer Cases for Owners Who Are Also Contractors. ” Ryan V. Klee. Drew Eckl & Farnham, Vol. 22, No. 130. July 2010.

“Death of A Salesman: New Case Expands Zamora Presumption in Unexplained Death Cases. ” Ryan V. Klee. Drew Eckl & Farnham, Vol. 21, No. 122. March 2009.

“Reid V. Georgia Building Authority: Examining the Claimant’s Burden of Proof in Requests For Catastrophic Designation. ” Ryan V. Klee. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 20, No. 117. March 2008.

“The Continuous Employment Doctrine: An Ever-Expanding Pitfall For Employers .” Ryan V. Klee. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 18, No. 104. March 2006.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Workers' Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-885-6152  Phone
www.deflaw.com
University Attended:
University of Georgia, B.S., Cum Laude, 2001
Law School Attended:
Vermont Law School, J.D., Cum Laude, 2005
Year of First Admission:
2005
Admission:
Supreme Court of Georgia; US District Court, Northern District of Georgia; 2005, Georgia; Court of Appeals of Georgia
Memberships:

Memberships

American Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Atlanta Bar Association

ISLN:
918628778

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (10 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0

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