Ryan M. Simone


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Contact Info

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Trademark Infringement Claims
  • Class Actions
  • Mass Torts
  • Davis-Stirling Common Interest Law
  • Mechanics Liens
  • General Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Law



Ryan Simone joined Morris Sullivan & Lemkul's San Diego office as an Associate in 2018. His practice primarily focuses in areas of complex civil litigation, catastrophic personal injury including traumatic brain injury, and construction defect litigation. In addition, Mr. Simone has advised, negotiated, and advocated for numerous policy holders, including companies on the Fortune 500 list and local Southern California businesses, in insurance coverage litigation disputes against insurers.

Prior to joining Morris Sullivan & Lemkul, Mr. Simone was an associate for a San Diego law firm where he primarily practiced bad faith insurance litigation, environmental and toxic tort litigation, as well as general business and commercial litigation.

Mr. Simone earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from California State University - Fresno, and was named to the Dean's list in 2009 and 2010. Thereafter, he obtained his Juris Doctor degree from University of San Diego School of Law in 2014. While a student at both the University of San Diego School of Law and Fresno State, Mr. Simone won tournaments as an oral advocate at both the undergraduate and graduate school level. Mr. Simone also served as an intern for the United States Attorney's Office - Civil Division, located in the Eastern District of California, while attending law school. Mr. Simone is licensed to practice in California and all federal district courts within California.

In his free time, Mr. Simone enjoys college athletics, March Madness bracket pools, and faithfully supporting the Fresno State Bulldogs. He also actively participates in skiing, surfing, and beach clean-ups local to the Pacific Beach neighborhood.


  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • Juris Doctor - 2014
  • California State University, Fresno, California

    Bar Admission

    • California

    Professional Associations

    • San Diego County Bar Association, 2014

    Current Position

    • Associate, 2018