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Law In California

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Francis Ryu, Esq.

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A business attorney who leverages trial success and dispute resolution skills to help clients prevent future threats to their companies, Francis Ryu represents a dynamic group of clients and business leaders in California and Texas.

He advises and counsels innovative individuals and companies, including tightly held, small and midsize businesses and partnerships.

Mr. Ryu is a former investment banker whose facility with forensic accounting and finance strengthens his clients’ position in complex business lawsuits. He regularly prevails in bench trials centered around allegations of breach of contract and fraud, even when underlying business agreements are based on a handshake or involve emotionally charged partnership disputes.

Mr.Ryu’s trial and business law practice includes in-depth industry experience in:

  • Garment Manufacturing and Apparel
  • Digital Media, Technology and Software Development
  • Automotive Dealerships
  • Family Offices and Business

Professional Leadership

Mr. Ryu is a former president of the California State Bar's Young Lawyers' Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association's Barristers. He has served on several State Bar committees, including the Insurance Disclosure Task Force, Civility Task Force, Diversity in the Profession Task Force, and Access to Legal Services Task Force.  His board memberships have included the Beverly Hills Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Foundation, Mental Health Advocacy Services, Public Counsel and Los Angeles Athletic Club.  

His commitment to ongoing professional education includes teaching general business law at bar association gatherings and leading frequent seminars on U.S. business fundamentals to Asian business professionals.

Mr. Ryu is fluent in Korean


  • University of Southern California
    Bachelor of Arts
  • Golden Gate University School of Law
    Juris Doctor
  • McGeorge School of Law
    Master of Laws

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Central District of California