Ryan concentrates his practice on complex product liability matters. He defends product manufacturers in litigation in both state and federal courts from a variety of industries, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, chemical products and motor vehicles. He drafts motions and pleadings, assists in all stages of discovery, prepares witnesses for depositions and trials, provides trial support and collaborates in devising case strategy.

Ryan’s extensive litigation experience has included multiple disciplines advocating for business clients and international legal matters. Before joining Shook, Ryan served as defense counsel on catastrophic injury, general liability and bad faith insurance civil litigation matters. He has extensive law and motion practice, mediation, deposition and trial preparation experience. 

While earning his J.D., Ryan worked as a summer law clerk in the business practice of a law firm in San Diego, as a judicial intern for the Honorable Fred J. Fujioka in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, and as a summer associate in Beijing, China, for an international law firm.