Young W. Ryu

Young W. Ryu

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

 | 3130 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 402
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 888-365-8686
Fax: 800-576-1170
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (40%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Consumer Law (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Korean
Attorney Profile

Mr. Young W. Ryu has represented numerous employees in complex litigation. He has particular expertise advocating the voices of many: in consumer class actions, false advertising, unfair competition, consumer protection claims, and wage and hour class actions. 

Mr. Young W. Ryu has successfully litigated a number of consumer and wage & hour class action cases.  Mr. Ryu has been appointed as Class Counsel in numerous State and Federal class action cases, representing thousands of consumers and employees across the United States of America and obtained judgments with a total economic value over tens of millions of dollars. 

Mr. Ryu is happily married and has two children now. He started his legal career as a legal fellow to former New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, and upon graduating law school, was appointed as an Assistant Legal Officer at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the Netherlands. He then worked at one of the largest defense firms for a few years, and eventually opened his own firm in 2011 upon moving to Los Angeles. Mr. Ryu also regularly volunteers for Seniors' free legal consultation clinics in downtown Los Angeles. 

LOYR, APC has been selected as one of the fastest growing employment litigation law firms in the United States. Mr. Ryu has been repeatedly selected as a Super Lawyer of Southern California.

About Young Ryu

Admitted: 2009, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California Employment Lawyer's Association
  • KCLA, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Legal Aid Santa Ana, 2010
  • KCLA Senior Legal Clinic, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


  • Recently, Young has successfully led consumer class action cases with a settlement amount ranges from a quarter million dollars to over 7 million dollars. Young and his co-counsel were appointed as Class Counsel in a consumer class action on behalf of over 80,000 consumers across the United States of America and obtained final approval of a national class settlement with a total economic value of over $6.4 Million and injunctive relief.  In this regard, the California Superior Court Judge presiding over this complex class action litigation noted that Young displayed a high level of skill in presenting complicated and difficult legal issues and that his efforts in this action and the results obtained provided great value in the public interest., 2016

Representative Clients:

  • Hotel Lotte Co., Ltd., 2012
Office Location for Young W. Ryu

3130 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 402
Los Angeles, CA 90010

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Last Updated: 11/29/2018

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