Expert Counsel, Advocacy, Integrity

The lawyers at Warner, Federico & Ryan specialize in providing efficient, creative, client-oriented solutions to the myriad of issues that arise in complex, high net worth family law, probate law and business/franchise law disputes. Each of the firm’s founding partners is listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys and each has been recognized for years in Naifeh & Smith’s The Best Lawyers in America, the nation’s premier attorney rating publication. The lawyers at WF&R are well versed in alternative dispute resolution, representing clients in mediation, conciliation, and arbitration settings. In addition, the firm houses one of the Commonwealth’s most respected family law appellate practices.

Our lawyers give generously to the Massachusetts and Boston Family Law Bar, routinely speaking, as teachers and panelists with both current and retired probate court judges, in educational programs sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), the Boston Bar Association (BBA), and local Boston area law schools.

Warner, Federico & Ryan is conveniently located in Boston’s Financial District at 30 Federal Street. Our lawyers practice in all courts in the Commonwealth.

Meet Our Attorneys

Mark J. Warner


Phyllis E. Federico


Steven J. Ryan


Ronald A. Witmer

Of Counsel

Eric H. Karp

Of Counsel

W. Sanford Durland III


Glenn M. Schley


Emily E. Nicholson


Elisabeth Pelletier Jones

Senior Associate

Thomas R. Ayres



Expert legal representation in 
Divorce, Family Law & Probate Litigation

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