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Ryan P. Newell of Connolly Gallagher was selected as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

The Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of 1 percent of American lawyers, according to a press release.

Newell is a senior litigator in the firm’s Delaware business, commercial and corporate litigation group.

A 2005 graduate of Pennsylvania State University—Dickinson Law, he has represented parties in corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Superior Court, the Delaware Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. He has also represented parties as Delaware counsel in intellectual property litigation in Delaware district court.

Newell served as a law clerk to Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas Judge Kevin A. Hess in Pennsylvania.