Ryan joined the Firm in 2010 bringing with him experience in the areas of estate planning and administration, federal and state tax, corporate organization, transactional law, real estate, securities, non-profit organizations, commercial litigation and probate. His practice continues to focus on these same areas with a specific concentration on tax controversies and business development. Ryan has presented seminars for the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, the Oklahoma Tax Commission, and the National Business Institute on various topics including state and federal tax practice, business organization, estate planning, finance, succession planning, business valuation, and ethics. Ryan also had his article entitled, "Simple Estate Planning for your Client's Children," published in the Oklahoma Bar Journal, Volume 81, No. 27, October 9, 2010.
He has been admitted to practice in the Oklahoma Supreme Court and all Oklahoma District Courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma and the United States Tax Court. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Oklahoma County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association Tax and Estate Planning sections. Mr. Duffy is an active member of the Executive Council for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, currently serving on its Board of Trustees, as well as its Honors Committee and Jim Thorpe Award Committee. Ryan has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in the area of taxation and received a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Raised in Guymon, Oklahoma, Ryan graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting. He received his Juris Doctorate degree in 2006 from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. While attending law school, Ryan received the Academic Achievement Award in Constitutional Law and served as Vice President of his class.
Ryan and his wife, Erin, enjoy spending their time with their two children. His family arrived in Oklahoma for the Land Run of 1889 and his family still proudly owns the original claim.