Ryan S. MauckPartner
Ryan Mauck is a litigation partner and a member of the Firm's Sports Law Group and Motor Vehicle Group. An experienced litigator, his clients have included sports teams, professional athletes, automobile manufacturers, musical artists and labels, film and television producers and inventors. He has successfully represented clients in numerous forums, including several California Superior courts and Federal district courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the California Court of Appeal, arbitrations, administrative hearings and salary arbitration panels under Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement.
Ryan's litigation experience has involved a wide variety of legal issues, including complex and cutting edge intellectual property matters, contract disputes and real property concerns, depending upon the client's needs.
Among his successes:
- He has represented several Major League baseball teams in connection with salary arbitrations, including the Los Angeles Dodgers' successful arbitrations against Cy Young winner Eric Gagne and Joe Beimel and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim's arbitrations against closer Francisco Rodriguez and catcher Jeff Mathis.
- He has represented numerous clients in a wide variety of entertainment matters, including recording contract negotiations and disputes, internet-based copyright infringement matters, motion picture financing litigation and music licensing.
- He represented a Grammy-nominated rock band in connection with the departure of a founding member.
- He obtained summary judgment for a homeowner accused of violating restrictive conditions, covenants and restrictions on his property.
- He successfully represented an award-winning jewelry designer at both the trial and appellate level in an action that resulted in a judgment of over $2.3 million.
- He has served as litigation counsel in a variety of automotive-industry matters, including cases involving Motocross racing and the establishment, relocation and termination of automotive dealerships throughout California.
- He was a member of the trial team in Medtronic v. Michelson, a three-month breach of contract and patent infringement litigation regarding medical devices which ended with a jury verdict in our client's favor of over $500 million, and eventually resulted in a settlement of $1.35 billion.
J.D., University of California Los Angeles, School of Law, 2002
B.A., University of California, San Diego, 1999
Bar AdmissionsState Bar of California
Central District of California
Northern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Editor-in-chief, UCLA Entertainment Law Review
Los Angeles County Bar Association