Ryan Frierott focuses his litigation practice in the fields of toxic torts, products liability, complex insurance coverage, and professional liability. He has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the United States, and has extensive experience defending cases involving fires, product defect, expert witness challenges, and toxic tort exposure.
Ryan currently serves as national discovery counsel in toxic tort cases. In this capacity, he is responsible for identifying product issues, uniform discovery compliance, assisting local defense counsel in product-related issues to prepare for discovery, and presenting corporate witnesses for deposition.
These cases involve defending alleged exposure to asbestos, manganese, and benzene contained in furnaces, welding rods, dry cleaning equipment, plastics, photographic chemicals, home appliances, and other industrial products.
- Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
- Defense Research Institute
- Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IADTC)
- Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2006
- University of Notre Dame, B.A., 2002
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