Robert C. Ryan

Top rated personal injury attorney in San Diego, California

Robert Ryan Law
Robert C. Ryan
Robert Ryan Law

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Employment & labor, Products liability; view more

Licensed in California since: 1987

Education: Willamette University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020, 2022 - 2023

Robert Ryan Law

402 West Broadway
Suite 860
San Diego, CA 92101 Visit website


Owner of Robert Ryan Law, Robert C. Ryan has more than three decades of experience representing clients in San Diego, California. His law practice focuses on cases of personal injury, employment and labor, employee law, products liability, civil litigation and civil rights law. He is a reputable, knowledgeable attorney with experience in many areas, including family law, criminal defense, litigation support, torts, commercial litigation, medical malpractice law, police misconduct, wage and hour violations, wrongful termination and sexual harassment.

Mr. Ryan has been admitted to practice in the state of California since 1987. After studying for and earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and the University of California, Santa Barbara, he moved on to law school. At Willamette University College of Law, he earned his Juris Doctor and since then, has recovered millions of dollars for his clients and been involved in more than 40 jury trials.

A member of the American Inns of Court, Mr. Ryan is actively involved with several other professional organizations. These include the San Diego County Bar Association, the California Employment Lawyers Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego.

Some of Mr. Ryan’s larger cases include a $4.6 million jury verdict against an insurance company after a hit-and-run incident. He also recovered $15.2 million in the Los Angeles Superior Court for a legal malpractice claim and a jury verdict of $2.3 million for a car accident in Mexico in which there were no witnesses, and the driver had no insurance.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Employment & labor: employee, Personal injury - products: plaintiff, Employment litigation: plaintiff, Insurance coverage

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Brain injury, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Trucking accidents, Employment law - employee, Whistleblower, Sexual harassment, Labor law, Motor vehicle defects, Medical devices, Pharmaceutical, Employment discrimination, Wrongful termination, Bad faith insurance

  • 40% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Employment & labor: employee
  • 20% Personal injury - products: plaintiff
  • 10% Employment litigation: plaintiff
  • 10% Insurance coverage

First Admitted: 1978, Washington

Professional Webpage:

  • Personal Injury: Car accident deep in Mexico. No insurance and no witnesses to accident. No police. Tried the case in San Diego Superior Court. Jury Verdict of $2.3 Million
  • Legal Malpractice: $15.2 Million Los Angeles Superior Court
  • Insurance Bad Faith: Jury verdict of $4.6 Million against insurance company
  • Super Lawyer®, 2012-2020
Educational Background:
  • University of Washington, Pre-law
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Pre-med
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California State Bar, 1987

Office location for Robert C. Ryan

402 West Broadway
Suite 860
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-234-1800


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020, 2022 - 2023

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