Jessica M. Ryland


  • location icon San Francisco, CA
    333 Bush Street
    Suite 1100
    San Francisco, CA 94104

Jessica Ryland is an associate in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. She has experience with all aspects of litigation including case evaluation, legal research, discovery, preparing dispositive motions, and trial preparation.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Ms. Ryland assisted in the defense of construction law, professional malpractice, toxic tort, and premise liability cases from initial case handling to settlement.

While in law school, Ms. Ryland was a member of the University of San Francisco Law Review. She also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Barry Goode and the Honorable Cheryl Mills of Contra Costa County Superior Court, where she drafted and edited opinions, prepared memoranda recommending rulings on motions before the court, and gained a practical understanding of the judicial decision-making process.

Before attending law school, Ms. Ryland worked as a paralegal in a New Orleans litigation firm in the maritime and workers’ compensation departments.


Proficient in French

Community Activities

Barristers Club Annual Judges Reception (Co-Chair 2014; Chair 2015)



Northern District of California

Central District of California


  • California Bar Association
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • The Barristers Club

Awards & Honors

University of San Francisco Law Review


University of San Francisco School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2012

Loyola University New Orleans

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy Pre-Law, 2008

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