Ellis & Winters Welcomes Ryan Bakelaar
Ryan Bakelaar has joined Ellis & Winters as a partner in the firm’s Raleigh office. Ryan is a seasoned medical malpractice attorney and licensed, board-certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist who practiced medicine for nearly 15 years. Ryan began practicing law in 2013.
“We are very fortunate to have Ryan join our trial and litigation practice, and medical malpractice team,” said Alex Hagan, firm Managing Partner/CEO. “Ryan’s medical malpractice work fits seamlessly with Ellis & Winters’s existing client base and adds depth to our already strong bench of medical malpractice defense lawyers, especially in the area of complex obstetric cases.”
Ryan earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- New Jersey Medical School and completed his residency at Duke University Medical Center where he trained with renowned leaders in the field of Ob/Gyn. He received his law degree from Campbell University Law School and has practiced law in North Carolina since then.
Ellis & Winters is a litigation and commercial real estate law firm with offices in Raleigh, Greensboro, and Charlotte. Founded in 2000 by eleven members, the firm has grown to 50 attorneys representing sophisticated clients regionally, nationally, and internationally.