Ryan L. Maughan


  • location icon Orange County, CA
    650 Town Center Drive
    Suite 1400
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Ryan Maughan is an associate in the Orange County office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. He specializes in general liability, public entity defense, environmental law, chemical exposure, mass tort and professional liability. In addition, Ryan has extensive experience handling asbestos related matters, including, but not limited to, representing product and premises defendants in personal injury and wrongful death matters. 

During law school, Ryan served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Theodor C. Albert of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. He externed with the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit, the Office of the Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service, and the Orange County Public Defender’s Office. Ryan served as a Notes Editor for the Nexus Journal of Law and Policy. He is a recipient of the Commitment to Service Award for his pro bono legal service. 

Ryan is an advisory board member of Charitable Ventures of Orange County. 



Central, Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California


  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Orange County Asian American Bar Association


Chapman University Fowler School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2013, Emphasis in Business Law

University of California at Santa Barbara

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 2007

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