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Ryan Kearney is a seasoned litigator and trial lawyer with extensive experience in product liability and personal injury litigation, including mass tort and class action defense in the tobacco, consumer product, medical device, construction and transportation industries.

Ryan is a dedicated advocate for his clients, investing in creative strategies with a results-driven approach that has achieved seven defense verdicts for his trial teams in the last four years, in addition to dozens of favorable resolutions and outright dismissals pre-trial.  He prides himself on obtaining optimal client outcomes, working to defy odds in some of the most plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions across the country.  Ryan's recent work includes defending clients in dozens of smoking and health actions, medical device cases related to surgical mesh products, and construction, transportation and other products cases involving catastrophic injuries suffered in workplace and automotive settings.

Ryan has considerable experience in all stages of litigation, having taken or defended over 100 depositions and managed countless cases through difficult discovery tracks, motion practice, mediation, trial and appeals.  He is routinely called upon to help defend clients in some of their most high-stakes litigation involving sensitive client information and sympathetic plaintiffs in wrongful death, traumatic brain injury and disfigurement cases.  He regularly works with in-house counsel to develop strategy, discovery and case management plans from the early stages of litigation through trial, including the development, presentation and defense of company witnesses in deposition and trial testimony.  Ryan is also a skilled writer and oral advocate, with a wide range of success in new and developing areas of the law.

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Credentials

J.D., Fordham University School of Law

B.A. Political Science, Lehigh University, with honors

Florida

Georgia

New Jersey

New York

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Credentials

J.D., Fordham University School of Law

B.A. Political Science, Lehigh University, with honors

Florida

Georgia

New Jersey

New York

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York