R. Ryan Gadapee

R. Ryan Gadapee


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Burlington VT, Washington DC

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Ryan Gadapee's practice focuses primarily on the representation of domestic and international insurers and reinsurers including captives, reciprocals, and risk retention groups.  Ryan's practice includes representing clients in regulatory, legislative, transactional, and general corporate matters. His diverse experience includes his role as general counsel of a Florida based property insurer during its initial growth and expansion phases and time with a national carrier where he had primary responsibility for the litigated claims arising out of the historic 2004-2005 Florida hurricane seasons. He has experience in creating and maintaining policy forms and underwriting manuals; claims handling and defense; and ongoing corporate and regulatory compliance. Ryan was a frequent participant and representative to industry associations and events, including significant experience with legislative matters. He was recognized for his ability to foster relationships with key legislators, regulators, and stakeholders from all sides in order to achieve the goals of his clients.   



  • Vermont Law School, J.D. magna cum laude 
  • Certificate in Dispute Resolution
  • Vermont Law Review, Head Notes Editor
  • Moot Court Advisory Board, President
  • Judicial Extern for the Honorable Peter W. Hall of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • University of Florida, BS, Forest Resources and Conservation 

Professional Affiliations

  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Vermont Captive Insurance Association
  • Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND) 
  • Wind Professional Designee

Admitted to Practice

  • Vermont Bar
  • Florida Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar

Pro Bono & Volunteer Work

  • Hispanic National Bar Association
    General Counsel Silent Auction to promote diversity within the legal profession ­–2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Windstorm Insurance Network
    2016 Conference panel presentation: “Are You Prepared? The Things You Don’t Know But Need to Know to Be Ready For Deposition and Trial”
    Membership/Professional Designation Committee Member 2016-2017 
    Windstorm Insurance Network Professional designation 2016
  • Dade County Bar Association – Spellman-Hoeveler Inns of Court
    Legends of the Boardroom - 2016
    Panelist for Promotions, Employment, Diversity, and Inclusion presentation.
  • Dade County Bar Association CEO & Corporate Leaders Diamond Gala
    Inaugural Selection Committee & Presenter - 2017
  • Vermont Captive Insurance Association Annual Conference, Moderator: "Insights into Ethical Leadership", 2022
  • Vermont Captive Insurance Association Annual Conference, Presenter: "Captive Owner Case Study", 2022