Overview


Tom Ryan is a 30-year veteran of the Firm. Tom’s practice focuses on healthcare litigation.

Tom currently represents healthcare providers in mass tort litigation involving claims of institutional negligence and fraudulent concealment. These cases often involve allegations of violation of healthcare regulations. These cases are typically brought as class actions or coordinated/consolidated cases behind designated lead bellwether cases. Tom also represents healthcare providers in antitrust cases and False Claims Act cases. These claims typically also involve allegations of violations of federal or state healthcare regulations.

Results


  • Co-counsel to the University of Southern California concerning litigation in the United States District Court in Los Angeles, litigation in the Superior Court in Los Angeles and ongoing governmental investigations involving alleged misconduct at the University’s Student Health Center (In re Student Health Center Litigation and Doe v. Tyndall, et al.)
  • Co-counsel to the University of New Mexico in a class action in state court asserting alleged misconduct in the University’s pediatric cancer program (Cummings et al. v. Regents of the University of New Mexico)
  • Co-counsel to the University of California concerning litigation in the California Superior Court for the County of Orange involving alleged misconduct at the University of California Irvine Reproductive Health Center (In re Asch v. Regents of the University of California)
  • Defended a medical group against an antitrust action filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (NorthBay Healthcare v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan)

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Recognitions


  • The Legal 500, 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2013 to 2022, Health Care Law and Litigation – Health Care
  • California Lawyer, California Super Lawyer, Health Care and Business Litigation

Community


  • American Bar Association, Committee on Health Litigation
  • Constitutional Rights Foundation, Board of Directors (2009 – 2019)

Credentials


Education
University of California – Berkeley School of Law, JD
Princeton University, BA

Admissions
California

International News / May 2020

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / October 25, 2017

Los Angeles, California / Speaking Engagements / October 12, 2017

San Francisco, California / McDermott Event / January 10, 2017

Bal Harbour, Florida / McDermott Event / November 10, 2016

ABA Health Law Litigation, Vol. 12, No. 1 / December 9, 2014

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