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Ryan J. Clarkson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in West Hollywood, CA

Clarkson Law Firm, P.C.
9255 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069-3305
Phone: 888-699-1766
Fax: 213-788-4070
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken: English, French, Persian (Farsi), Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Ryan J. Clarkson is a managing partner at the Clarkson Law Firm P.C., and he represents clients in California with a focus on Los Angeles and other areas in Southern California. A class action/mass torts attorney, he is driven to protect and represent the underprivileged, underdog and underserved. During his career, he has dealt with securities violations, defective medical devices and pharmaceutical drugs, insurance bad faith, food misbranding, cosmetics mislabeling and data breaches. He is fluent in French, Persian (Farsi), Spanish and English.

Admitted to practice in both Michigan and California, Mr. Clarkson is also admitted to practice before several federal courts. These include the following: the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Michigan, Mr. Clarkson graduated summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law with his Juris Doctor. He is now a member of the American Association for Justice, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.

Mr. Clarkson feels strongly about giving back to the community and does so through his work with the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities. A board member of the organization, he provides monetary help to the underprivileged and helps fund children’s education.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Class Actions, Toxic Torts

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

About Ryan J. Clarkson

First Admitted: 2008, California

Professional Webpage: https://clarksonlawfirm.com/our-team/ryan-clarkson/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • American Association of Justice
  • Consumers Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 2008
  • California State Bar, 2008
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2005
  • State Bar of Michigan, 2005

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charity, Board of Directors, 2014
  • Adam Clarkson Foundation, Board of Directors, 2020
  • Adam Clarkson Foundation, Board of Directors, 2019
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, Board of Directors, 2018
  • Adam Clarkson Foundation, Board of Directors, 2018
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, Board of Directors, 2020
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, Board of Directors, 2019
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, Board of Directors, 2017
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, Board of Directors, 2016
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, Board of Directors, 2015
  • Adam Clarkson Foundation, Board of Directors, 2017

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Morales, et al vs. Kraft Foods Group, Inc., S. District Court, Central District of California, Western Division, Case No. 2:14-cv- 04387-JAK-PJW
  • Garcia v. Iovate et al., Santa Barbara Superior Court, Case No. 1402915
  • 25th Largest Class Action Settlement in California of 2018 Amount: $2,500,000 Case: Iglesias v. Ferrara Candy Co. (Northern District of California), 2018

Educational Background

  • University of Michigan, B.A., Political Science and Pre-Medical Studies, 1999

Honors/Awards

  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 published by the National Law Journal, National Trial Lawyers Top 100, National Law Journal, 2019

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Cosmetics
  • Data Breach
  • Employment
  • Foods
  • Nuisance
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Privacy
  • Securities
  • Utilities
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Office Location for Ryan J. Clarkson

9255 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069-3305

Phone: 888-699-1766

Fax: 213-788-4070

Last Updated: 8/20/2021

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