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Ruth Rizkalla

Partner

Telephone:

800-359-5690

Office Location:

Los Angeles

Practice Areas:

Mass Torts

Education

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA – J.D.
Udayana University School of Law, Bali, Indonesia
Charles University School of Law, Prague, Czech Republic
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA – B.S.

About

As our newest Partner, Ruth Rizkalla brings significant experience and victories to The Carlson Law Firm’s new Los Angeles office. She has significant experience in complex mass torts litigations and has represented injured victims involving:

  • Defective products
  • Dangerous drugs
  • Complex business litigation
  • Partnership dissolution

Ruth has spent her 17-year career representing those injured through severe negligent acts of large corporations. She has served in multiple leadership positions in several coordinated mass tort proceedings. Most recently, she has served as Co-lead in The Xarelto Products Liability JCCP and Plaintiff’s Steering Committee member of The 3M Combat Earplugs Products Liability MDL. Over her career, she has been appointed to positions in the following torts:

  • Judge-appointed Co-Liaison Counsel for Zoloft JCCP 4771
  • Judge-appointed Co-Liaison Counsel for Cymbalta JCCP 4825
  • Judge-appointed Co-Lead Counsel for Xarelto JCCP 4862
  • Judge-appointed Plaintiff’s Steering Committee Member for Pradaxa JCCP 4863
  • Judge-appointed Plaintiff’s Steering Committee Member for 3M Earplugs MDL 2885
  • Judge-appointed Plaintiff’s Steering Committee Member for Elmiron MDL 2973
  • Judge-appointed Plaintiff’s Steering Committee Member for Paragard MDL 2974

She graduated from Santa Clara University in 1998 with her B.S. and from the University of San Francisco with her Juris Doctorate in 2002. During the summer of 2000, Ms. Rizkalla attended the Udayana University School of Law in Bali, Indonesia and during the summer of 2001, she attended the Charles University School of Law in Prague, Czech Republic.

Ruth is admitted to practice in all California state courts in addition to the following federal courts:

  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California

Memberships and Recognitions

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
American Association for Justice, Member
Women in Mass Torts, Member

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