Ryan C. Kujawski


Ryan Kujawski is an accomplished litigation attorney with extensive trial experience and more than two decades of practice handling litigation in federal and state courts throughout California. His practice focuses on asbestos and toxic exposure cases. He manages all aspects of complex civil litigation matters, from case assessment through trial, on matters related to insurance defense, products liability, premises liability and toxic tort. He previously served as a senior trial attorney in the Department of the Navy Office of the General Counsel.

Ryan has represented talc suppliers, talcum powder product manufacturers, electrical product manufacturers, friction product manufacturers, a railroad franchise, construction contractors, and a variety of other product manufacturers. He is highly experienced in the development of litigation and trial strategies for clients across the nation, on issues involving contaminants and toxic torts, and product liability and tort litigation. His significant experience in defending and trying cases has resulted in favorable verdicts, settlements and dismissals of multi-million dollar matters in state and federal court.



  • University of Oregon School of Law  (J.D.)
    • Litigation & Trial Practice
    • Oregon Review of International Law, Associate Editor
    • Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force Criminal Practice Certificate
  • SUNY College at Geneseo  (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Maryland


  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Professional Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institute


  • Wagner v. 3M Company, et al., Washoe County (Nevada)
  • Jordan v. Union Pacific Railroad, Tulare County (California)
  • Diller v. City of Redwood City, San Mateo County (California)
  • Izell v. Union Carbide Corp., Los Angeles County (California)