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Ryan D. Bright


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Ryan D. Bright was born and raised in Bakersfield, California. He attended Bakersfield High School and Bakersfield College before transferring to the University of California, San Diego, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in political science. Ryan went on to earn his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law, where he worked as a Certified Law Student with the California Innocence Project.

Now a partner in the firm, Ryan leads the firm’s personal injury and product liability practice group. He represents individuals and their families in personal injury and wrongful death cases, achieving notable results in 25 states. His successes in trucking accidents, fires, and product liability cases have not only secured justice for his clients but also prompted safety improvements. Among his notable achievements include securing over $15 million settlements in series of product liability cases, an $11 million judgment following a bench trial in a trucking case, a $5 million settlement in a trucking case, and several other multi-million dollar settlements in various personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Ryan's work ethic combines thoroughness with innovation, principles instilled in him during his time at a small local law firm. Anchored by empathetic communication and an unwavering commitment to a client-centered approach, he has been recognized with numerous honors, including Super Lawyers recognition, Rising Stars, inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers' Top 40 under 40, and an Avvo Superb Score of 10 out of 10.

Practice Focus

  • Product liability
  • Mass Torts
  • Wrongful Death
  • Serious Personal Injuries
  • General Civil and Complex Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California, 2006


  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California at San Diego, 2003
  • Juris Doctor, California Western School of Law, 2006

Professional Associations

  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • Kern County Bar Association
  • North County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Encinitas Little League, 2022-Present -Board of Directors

Professional Experience

  • Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP, 2006-Present

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