Mr. Rysavy has been first chair in numerous jury trials in state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York, and has actively litigated cases in state and federal courts in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Texas, Arizona, Oregon, California, Georgia and Missouri.
In addition, Mr. Rysavy has filed appeals and amicus briefs in the United States Supreme Court, the Third, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals and the New Jersey Supreme Court on a variety of issues, including fraudulent conveyances, the constitutionality of punitive damages, federal preemption, legal proximate causation, medical monitoring, and fear of cancer.
Mr. Rysavy is also involved in the Community Health Law Project, a nonprofit legal services and advocacy organization for the frail elderly and physically or mentally disabled persons. He is a member of the Board of Trustees (1997 to present), and has served as Vice Chair (2002 to 2004) and Chair (2004 to 2007).
Through the non-profit Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Mr. Rysavy also provides pro bono representation of unaccompanied minors who enter the United States without documentation in immigration proceedings in family courts and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.