Ryan is an experienced trial attorney who practices in the areas of business litigation, employment litigation and catastrophic personal injury claims. He represents local, regional and national clients in all phases of litigation, including the defense of public entities. He also has handled matters involving automobile accidents, asbestos, product defect and premises liability. 

He is actively involved in the Orange County Bar Association’s Business Litigation Section, the largest section of the OCBA. In 2017, he served as section chair, and previously served as chair-elect, secretary and treasurer. 

Ryan was recognized for five consecutive years as a Rising Star by Southern California Super Lawyers, a peer-nominated honor reserved for California lawyers under 40 or in the first 10 years of practice.


Representative Matters

Defended a technology company against a venture capitalist firm’s allegations, obtaining a defense verdict and a favorable monetary settlement of a cross-claim.

Obtained the dismissal of a public entity from a high-profile multimillion-dollar wrongful death action involving the 710 Freeway.

Represented a manufacturer in a complex three-month jury trial in Orange County, winning a defense verdict for client.

Represented a manufacturer in multiple product liability lawsuits throughout the United States.

Represented one of the largest global hospitality and entertainment companies in the world in high-value personal injury and wrongful death matters.

After winning all motions in limine, obtained a seven-figure settlement of a personal injury matter involving a construction electrocution.

Obtained a seven-figure personal injury settlement involving failure to warn of a dangerous condition on public property.

Successfully represented real estate professionals in complex fraud matters.