Ryan M. Pelfrey



Ryan Mitchell Pelfrey is an associate in Rolfes Henry’s Columbus, Ohio office. A lifelong native of central Ohio, Ryan presently concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation and insurance law.

Upon earning his Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University, Ryan worked as a Claims Representative for one of the country’s largest insurance companies. There, he assisted adjusters with the handling of automobile, homeowners, and inland marine insurance claims. Fascinated by the art of trial and appellate advocacy, Ryan completed a concentration in Litigation while earning his Juris Doctor at Capital University Law School.

Prior to joining Rolfes Henry, Ryan worked at a Columbus law firm where he represented plaintiffs in a variety of personal injury litigation areas, including motor vehicle collisions, premises liability, products liability, and workplace accidents. With experience in both insurance claims as well as plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation, Ryan uses his bilateral knowledge of the claims process to achieve favorable results for his clients.


Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2020
Concentration in Litigation

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, with Honors, 2014
Majors in Political Science and German

Admitted to Practice

Federal Courts:

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio

State Courts:

  • State of Ohio

Notable Experience

Professional Certifications

  • Notary Public, State of Ohio


  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Law
  • Bodily Injury Claims/Defense
  • Civil Defense Litigation
  • Claim Investigations
  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Property & Casualty Insurance Litigation