The law firm Koester & Bradley located in Champaign, IL represents clients throughout Illinois and the country in legal matters involving personal injury cases from catastrophic injuries, to medical malpractice, and wrongful death. They also help individuals who have been injured by products such as defective metal on metal hip replacements, knee replacements, surgical mesh, dangerous drugs, and consumer products. Led by Tom Koester and Ryan Bradley, they have earned the reputation as one of the most experienced and successful personal injury and accident legal teams in the state of Illinois. They have a dedicated attorneys and staff which enables them to offer their clients an extraordinary level of compassion and highly personalized attention. At Koester & Bradley they’ve been able to recover settlements for clients in the most difficult and high-stakes injury and negligence cases. They take pride in having a track record with countless multi-million dollar results.
Ryan R. Bradley is a trial lawyer, with Koester & Bradley, LLP. He was admitted to practice law since 2006. He has appeared at the State and Federal level representing both injured clients and businesses. His area of concentration is entirely focused on civil litigation including mass torts, automobile accidents, wrongful death, medical negligence, products liability, and general personal injury. Ryan leads Koester & Bradley’s mass tort and class action litigation efforts and has been actively involved in numerous national litigations resulting in millions of dollars recovered firm clients. During his career, Mr. Bradley has recovered millions of dollars for his clients through litigation. Ryan’s secret to success has been jumping on opportunities when they come.
Ryan graduated from Vermont Law School in 2006 after spending his first year of legal education at the University of Richmond School of Law. He is a 2003 graduate of Loyola University in Maryland where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude and a Presidential Scholarship. He was a four-year letter winner on the Varsity Men’s Tennis team, and was an all-conference academic team selection all four years as well.
In addition to his law practice, Ryan holds a Series 65 Certification and has served as a Registered Investment Adviser and Business Law Professor. He is passionate about small business and devotes a significant amount of his practice to advising and counseling established companies and start-ups alike across the country. The primary focus of Ryan’s business practice centers on preemptive litigation avoidance and dispute resolution.
Mr. Bradley founded White River Consulting and works with companies and brands of all sizes to truly “own” their marketing efforts and scale brands while also serving as a venture advisor to venture investment funds.
He is frequently featured in and writes for business publications such as Forbes, Inc, The Street, Huffington Post, Chicago Life, Bloomberg, CNBC, Chicago Magazine and Central Illinois Business. As a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Illinois State Bar Association, he focuses on dispute resolution and preemptive litigation avoidance.
Ryan is consistently recognized in Illinois and nationally as a top plaintiff’s lawyer by Superlawyers, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 as well as a Top Ten Downstate Personal Injury Lawyer from Leading Lawyers Illinois. He is also a Rising Star 2017-2021.
Ryan spends a large portion of his time outside of the office trying to keep up with his three girls and one son. An avid golfer and tennis player, Ryan also has a passion for horses, antiques and rare collectibles.
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