Ranjan is part of a team that is retained to monitor and defend high-exposure environmental and toxic tort cases throughout the nation on behalf of several major insurance companies. As part of his responsibilities, Ranjan regularly assists local defense counsel and insurance carriers in evaluating complex liability and medical causation issues, as well as identifying and retaining appropriate defense experts.
Ranjan has appeared in both State and Federal Court and has argued before the California Court of Appeals.
Awards & Accomplishments
Professor Robert and Dolores Simmons Award for Excellence in Environmental Law Practice, Outstanding Environmental Clinic Intern, 2004
San Diego Law Review: Associate Editor, 2002-2003
Judicial Extern, Hon. Ruben B. Brooks of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2002
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services, 1999-2000
Trial & Appellate Results
Defense Verdict Rendered in Favor of WSHB Client in Lawsuit Arising From Business Transaction
Supreme Court Provides Guidance on How to Challenge the Use of Statistical Damages Extrapolations
Litigation Watch: Benzene - New Study Focuses on Benzene Biomarkers - Will Results Impact Litigation?
Contributing Author, Scenes from the Courtroom: Strategies for the Successful Use of Technology in the Courtroom, presented at West Coast Casualty’s Construction Defect Seminar, May 12, 2005.
Co-Author, New Study Focuses on Benzene Biomarkers: Will Results Impact Litigation, Harris Martin Litigation Watch: Benzene, October 2007.
Author, Understanding the Federal Medical Care Recovery Act, San Diego Defense Lawyer (Spring 2010)
Co-Author, Avoiding Conflicts Under Wrap Policies, DRI: For The Defense, June 2014.
Member, San Diego County Bar Association
Member, American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh Inn
Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Member, Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS), San Diego Chapter