Lawyer Profile
Hirlye R. "Ryan" Lutz
Cory Watson Attorneys
2131 Magnolia Avenue South, Suite 200
Birmingham, AL, 35205
 
Phone | 205-271-7106
Toll Free | 877-562-0000
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Law School - Cumberland, Samford University (AL)
Bar Admission - 9/29/2006

Law Office Locations: Birmingham

Geographic Areas Served: All Counties in Alabama

Overview

Hirlye R. "Ryan" Lutz dedicates his practice to accident and injury claims, environmental law and product liability. He practices at Cory Watson in Birmingham, Alabama.

Areas of Practice:
Pharmaceutical Drugs and Device Litigation
Business & Commercial Law
Securities Litigation
E-Commerce
Environmental Law
Consumer Protection
Motor Vehicle Accidents—Plaintiff
Personal Injury—Plaintiff
Products Liability Law
Toxic Torts
Dram Shop Act Litigation
Asbestos Litigation
Class Action Litigation
Tractor-Trailer Accidents
Premises Liability

Admissions:
Alabama Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

Memberships:
Alabama State Bar Association – Member
American Association for Justice (AAJ) – Member
Alabama Association for Justice (ALAJ) - Member
ALAJ Emerging Leaders-Member
Birmingham Bar Association-Member
Tum Tum Tree Foundation -Board Member
Mealey’s Pharmaceuitcal litigation superconference Guest speaker “digitek-an overview”

Biography

Ryan Lutz is a compassionate competitor. Inspired to enter the highly adversarial field of litigation after playing collegiate basketball, Ryan has successfully focused his competitive spirit toward helping those injured personally and economically by large corporations who place profits over safety and fairness. Ryan believes that helping people through the law gives ordinary people a voice, and his “win the day” approach to practicing law gives a powerful voice to those who need it.

Born and raised in Birmingham, Ryan earned his undergraduate degree from Auburn University before returning to Birmingham to pursue his Juris Doctor at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. Since joining Cory Watson 11 years ago, Ryan served as class counsel for one certified nationwide class action against an automobile manufacturer, and two certified nationwide class actions against fireplace manufacturers. The fireplace manufacturers made dangerous glass front fireplaces that were severely injuring infants and toddlers who accidently touched the glass and suffered third degree burns. As a result of litigation, the fireplace industry changed its standards to require mandatory safety screens, preventing further harm to young children.

Ryan’s drive to help and connect to fellow citizens nationwide is evidenced by his work, his lifestyle, and his concern for children extends beyond the courtroom. He is a board member and current president of the Tumtum Tree Foundation, a charity that raises money for local children’s charities. The foundation has raised over $10,000,000.

When he’s not working, he and his wife are experiencing the joys of parenthood as they recently had their first child, Asher. Ryan also enjoys sports, exercise, travel, food, wine, and music.

Education:

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D.

University of Alabama at Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

Auburn University, Auburn, AL B.S. -Finance

Experience

Awards, Honors & Accomplishments:
Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2012 , 2013, 2015
Top Birmingham Attorneys, Birmingham Magazine

Guest Speaker - Mealey's Pharmaceutical Superconference "Digitek-An Overview"
Guest Speaker - HB Litigation Conference "Fleet Phospho-Soda-Over the Counter Drug Litigation"

Received full athletic basketball scholarship to UAH
UAH Dean’s List
Auburn University Dean’s List
Cumberland School of Law Dean’s List
Cumberland School of Law Scholar of Merit Award

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