Ian Schuler is a litigation associate in Lorber, Greenfield & Polito LLP’s San Diego office. Schuler is licensed to practice law in California and Nevada, and maintains active litigation practices in both states. His practice focuses on casualty claims, products liability and complex construction litigation. Schuler’s experience includes defending a nationwide courier service against negligence and wrongful death claims, representing multiple developers and general contractors in construction claims, representing a major subterranean contractor against complex personal injury claims, and defending a national producer and distributor of chemical compounds against claims involving allegations of manufacturing defects.
Schuler earned his juris doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2010. He previously earned his bachelor’s of science, cum laude, from Northeastern University in Boston. After graduating from Northeastern, he was recruited to work for Forrester Research in Cambridge, Mass., where he provided consulting advice to Fortune 500 companies on the existing and potential impact of emerging technology.
During law school, Schuler was an extern for the Hon. Peter C. Lewis of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Schuler also worked as a certified legal intern for the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Appeals, Writs, and Trials Division, where he drafted appellate briefs and argued before the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District on multiple occasions. While in law school, Schuler was a member of the International Law Journal and was extensively involved with the appellate Moot Court program. He was one of two students named to a national moot court team as a second-year law student, was named the executive chairman of the Moot Court Board during his third year, and competed successfully in multiple national tournaments.
Recently, Schuler was an integral part of a team for a high-profile trial in San Diego Superior Court involving multiple parties, including individuals, corporations, and government entities. The trial, which lasted seven weeks, addressed claims for dangerous condition of public property, wrongful death and indemnity. Schuler played a key role in prosecuting the liability side of the case, which involved extensive expert testimony, including accident reconstruction efforts and human factors analysis.
Schuler is also active in the San Diego legal and local communities. Since 2010, Schuler has served as an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law, where he instructs second- and third-year law students on brief writing and oral advocacy skills at the appellate level. He is a participating member of San Diego Defense Lawyers and the Louis M. Welsh Chapter of the American Inns of Court. Schuler is also a former AmeriCorps member with more than 3,500 hours of community service. He remains actively involved with charitable initiatives benefitting the homeless, and cancer research and support groups.
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|Nominations Open||September 15|
|Nominations Close||October 31|
|Nominees Published||November 12|
|Finalists Notified||November 14|
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