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.


Vermont Law School, J.D., 2005, Cum Laude

University of Georgia, B.S., 2001, Cum Laude

Court Admissions

Georgia Court of Appeals

Georgia Supreme Court

All Georgia State and Federal courts

USDC Northern District


American Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Practice Areas


Related News, Publications & Presentations

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

“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.

“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.

“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.

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

“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.

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