Ryan X. Farrell

Supervising Attorney

Ryan provides technical assistance and training to DBS’s located in Aging and Disability Resource Centers on benefits matters relevant to people with disabilities. Ryan also oversees the Disability Drug Benefit Helpline Team and provides legal technical assistance and training.

Ryan joined DRW in March 2010 after receiving his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his B.A. from Michigan State University. Previously, he was with the Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups, Dane County District Attorney’s Office, Wisconsin Department of Justice, and Wisconsin Supreme Court. He is a member of the Milwaukee Enrollment Network, Coalition for Access to Legal Resources, Medicare Task Force, Milwaukee SSA Advocates, and State Bar of Wisconsin Young Lawyers Division. He was recognized as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” by the Wisconsin Law Journal in 2012. Ryan enjoys competitive sailing on Lake Michigan and international travel, he has visited over 40 countries.