Greg J. Ryan


Mr. Ryan started his practice as an insurance defense trial attorney, representing clients in all types of cases involving insurance coverage, construction, employment, personal injury, and business disputes.  His inside perspective on insurance coverage decisions and policy interpretations provides individual and business clients an important advantage, especially when insurance companies refuse to pay claims or accept the defense of third-party claims.

areas of practice

  • Insurance Law
  • Construction
  • Business Disputes
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury

bar admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Courts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D., cum laude
    • International Law Review, 1977-1980
  • Bemidji State College, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1972
    • B.A., Psychology (Philosophy)
    • Dean's List

honors and awards

  • "AV Preeminent" Rating by Martindale-Hubbell (1988-Present)
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Best Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys

Professional associations and memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Member

past employment positions

  • Sparber, Ferguson, Ponder & Ryan (Partner)
  • Rhoades, Hollywood & Neil (Partner)
  • U.S. Marine Corps., Captain Infantry (1972-1977)