Attorney Ruth Rizkalla works with Kirtland and Packard in various capacities, including counsel. Ms. Rizkalla has significant experience in complicated mass tort litigations, having successfully pursued cases involving:
Ms. Rizkalla began her career representing Fortune 500 companies, but now fights for individuals who were hurt by large corporations and need the best possible legal representation.She has been appointed Liaison Counsel for the In Re Zoloft Birth Defects JCCP and the In Re Cymbalta Withdrawals JCCP, and is currently Co-Lead Counsel for the In Re Xarelto JCCP and a Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee Member for the In Re Pradaxa JCCP. Ms. Rizkalla has also litigated in large pharmaceutical multidistrict litigations. She currently serves on the Corporate Acquisitions Committee and the Science Committee in the Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2666).
Education, Admissions, and Memberships
Attorney Rizkalla graduated from Santa Clara University in 1998 with her B.S. and from the University of San Francisco with her Juris Doctorate in 2002. During the summer of 2000, Ms. Rizkalla attended the Udayana University School of Law in Bail, Indonesia and during the summer of 2001, she attended the Charles University School of Law in Prague, Czech Republic.
Attorney Rizkalla has admissions to practice in all California state courts in addition to:
- United States District Court, Central District of California
- United States District Court, Northern District of California
- United States District Court, Eastern District of California
- United States District Court, Southern District of California
Contact Kirtland & Packard
Attorney Rizkalla focuses on complex mass tort litigation with Kirtland & Packard. If you believe you may be entitled to participate in a class action lawsuit or if you believe you have cause to file suit, please call 310-536-1000 to schedule a complimentary consultation and learn more.
Kirtland & Packard is located in Redondo Beach. We welcome clients from all surrounding South Bay communities areas including Torrence, El Segundo, and Manhattan Beach.