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About Me

Ryan D. Bright is a Partner in the Product Liability and Personal Injury department at Klein DeNatale Goldner. Ryan was born and raised in the Central Valley of California in the city of Bakersfield, and went on to receive his undergraduate degree and law degree in San Diego, California. Ryan has dedicated his career to helping individuals that have suffered serious injuries due defective products, negligent individuals and irresponsible insurance companies. In that respect, Ryan has also successfully represented a number of clients in insurance bad faith litigation. Ryan handles both single event cases and mass tort litigation. Ryan has participated in leadership positions in both Federal Multi-District Litigation and California Judicial Council Coordinated Proceedings. Ryan was selected to The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, and was previously selected as one of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 lawyers in California.


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Practice Areas


  1. Car Accidents: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    8 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 25%
    8 years



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Klein DeNatale Goldner | Attorneys at Law

4550 California Avenue, Second Floor
Bakersfield, CA, 93309

Klein DeNatale Goldner | Attorneys at Law

225 Broadway, Suite 1900
San Diego, CA, 92101

Klein DeNatale Goldner | Attorneys at Law

5260 N. Palm Ave., Suite 201
Fresno, CA, 93704




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2013
Top ContributorAvvo2013
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyer - CaliforniaThe National Trial Lawyers2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyer - CaliforniaThe National Trial Lawyers2011
Top 100 Trial Lawyer - CaliforniaThe National Trial Lawyers2010
Top 100 Trial Lawyer - CaliforniaThe National Trial Lawyers2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyKlein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP2006 - Present
Certified Law StudentCalifornia Innocence Project2005 - 2005
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nursing Home Trial Lawers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Insurance Bad Faith Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoMember2011 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2011 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
The National Trial LawyersMember2010 - Present
A Life InterruptedBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMember2007 - Present
The American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Kern County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Workplace - Scaffolding Accident$250,0000
Product Liability - Vehicle Rollover$2,500,000
Auto Accident$250,000
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawN/AJuris Doctor2006
University of California San DiegoN/ABacherlor of Arts2003
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Plaintiff Counsel National MeetingYamaha Rhino: Litigation Update - Discovery2009