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Ian G. Schuler

Ian G. Schuler


Ian Schuler is an emerging trial lawyer with experience representing corporate clients in product liability, general liability, construction, and complex litigation matters involving multi-million-dollar product defect and casualty claims. Whether advising clients on case strategy, conducting arbitration or defending through trial, Ian works closely with his clients to achieve the best results possible.

Ian defends a range of clients within the automotive, industrial, construction, and medical industries. He has represented multiple corporate clients with successful results at trial, including automotive manufacturers and global cargo couriers. He has defended claims of wrongful death, product defect, negligence, fraud, and breach of warranty, among others. Additionally, Ian has appellate experience having interned with the California Department of Justice Office of the Attorney General. His accomplishments earned him the 2014 "Top Young Attorney" award from the San Diego Daily Transcript and the “Best of the Bar” award in 2016 from the San Diego Business Journal.

In addition to his trial practice, Ian spent six years instructing second and third year law students in appellate advocacy as an adjunct professor with the University of San Diego School of Law where he remains active as a volunteer. In his spare time, Ian enjoys hiking and playing guitar. 


Bar Admissions

  • California, 2011
  • Nevada, 2012

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California


  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2010

    Order of the Barristers

    San Diego International Law Journal, Member

    Top Overall Advocate Award, Top Oralist and Top Writer

    Appellate Moot Court
    —Chair of Executive Board, 2009 - 2010
    — National Team Member, Best Brief Award, 2008 - 2010

  • Northeastern University, B.A., B.S., 2005
    cum laude

Professional Associations

    • San Diego Defense Lawyers
    • Louis M. Welsh American Inns of Court
    • California Bar Association
    • Nevada Bar Association
    • San Diego County Bar Association


    • San Diego Business Journal
      Best of the Bar, 2016
    • San Diego Daily Transcript
      —Top Young Attorney, 2014
    • National Order of the Barristers
      —Statue of Justice Award, 2010 

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