Ryan Ciporkin is a civil litigation partner at Lawson & Weitzen having joined the firm in 2011 after spending five years practicing law at a small litigation firm in Cambridge. Ryan’s broad litigation practice encompasses all stages of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, and trial work before federal and state courts, arbitration panels, and administrative agencies. With his years of work as a litigator and trial attorney, Ryan has acquired the knowledge and developed experience in a wide array of legal, procedural, and evidentiary issues in numerous areas of the law affecting various industries. This allows Ryan to provide excellent advice and representation to all of his clients. Ryan’s clients describe him as a zealous advocate providing timely and high quality advice and representation in complex litigation matters.
Ryan has litigated numerous disputes involving business, commercial, employment, real estate, construction, product liability, and personal injury claims. In addition, Ryan has represented parties in a variety of business tort disputes involving claims of fraud and misrepresentation, deceptive trade practices, tortious interference with contractual relationships, defamation and commercial disparagement, trade secret misappropriation, breach of fiduciary relationships, misappropriation of business opportunities, and civil conspiracy. Ryan’s liability defense experience includes representation of nursing homes, hospitals, manufacturers, real estate brokers, insurance agents, contractors, architects, and engineers in a variety of professional, medical, product liability, and commercial disputes. Ryan’s employment litigation experience includes representation of management and employees relative to claims of discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge in violation of public policy, breach of contract, violation of non-competition agreements, and non-payment of wages.
In his spare time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, swimming, travelling, and listening to music.
Northeastern University School of Law, JD, 2006
Tufts University, BA, magna cum laude, 2001
Massachusetts (state and federal)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
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Massachusetts Bar Association
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013-2019