Ryan J. Evans


Ryan defends employers in litigation involving claims for discrimination (gender, race/ethnicity, disability, wage discrimination under the Equal Pay Act), retaliation and whistleblower retaliation, harassment and sexual harassment, and wrongful termination.

He additionally represents clients in wage and hour disputes alleging off-the-clock work, unpaid wages and/or overtime, and missed meal or rest periods, including claims brought on behalf of a class, under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), or single-plaintiff.

Ryan also has experience bringing claims on behalf of companies alleging misappropriated trade secrets and company property against former employees.


  • University of Notre Dame – Mendoza School of Business (MBA, 2017)
  • Notre Dame Law School (J.D., 2017)
  • University of San Diego (B.A., 2012)

Professional Experience

  • Paul, Plevin, Sullivan, & Connaughton LLP (2022 - present)
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP (2020 – 2022)
  • Tucker Ellis LLP (2018 – 2020)


  • All California state courts
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California