Ryan J. Stonerock

Ryan Stonerock practices media, entertainment, reputation protection, intellectual property and business litigation. He is licensed to practice in California, New York and the District of Columbia, and has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Mr. Stonerock was selected by his peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer in 2021 and 2022 and, prior to that, a Super Lawyer “Rising Star” for ten years.

Mr. Stonerock attended Georgetown Law School, and has an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. He also studied international business at the National University of Singapore.

Mr. Stonerock’s representative clients include:

  • Award-Winning Actors & Musicians
  • Major Television Writers & Producers
  • Leading Hospitality Companies & Executives
  • National Beverage Manufacturers & Distributors
  • Prominent Real Estate Developers & Owners
  • Ground-Breaking Software Developers
  • Internationally Recognized Non-Profits

AREAS OF PRACTICE

ENTERTAINMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LITIGATION
  • Defamation (Libel and Slander)
  • Privacy Rights
  • Rights of Publicity
  • Reputation and Brand Protection
  • Trademark Infringement and False Advertising claims
  • Copyright Infringement, Idea Submission and Implied Contract claims
  • Anti-SLAPP
  • Profit Participation, Royalty and Audit matters
  • Talent Agencies Act & California Labor Commission proceedings
  • Internet Domain Name disputes & Cybersquatting
GENERAL BUSINESS LITIGATION
  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Torts including Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Tortious Interference with Business Relations, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment and Professional Negligence
  • Unfair Competition and Unfair Business Practices
  • Trade Secrets
  • TRO, Injunction and Writ of Attachment Proceedings
  • Real Estate & Construction Disputes
  • Employment Disputes

HONORS

Named a Super Lawyer by Southern California Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business for 2021 and 2022.

Named a Super Lawyers Rising Star by Southern California Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business 2009 – 2010, 2013-2020.

ADMISSIONS

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • New York

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor (2006), Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (2003), Cum Laude, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California