Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.

Ryan N. Clark

Ryan N. Clark, a shareholder in the firm’s Nashville office, focuses his practice on the defense of automobile manufacturers in product liability claims pending in Tennessee and throughout the United States. He has also defended manufacturers of home appliances, tires and consumer products. In addition to his product liability practice, Mr. Clark has experience defending a variety of other cases including workplace accidents and commercial matters.


  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute


  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Author, “Regioselective Synthesis of 1,2,3-triazoles from Enol Ethers and Azides,” which explored novel methods of synthesizing antiviral compounds




Ryan N. Clark

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Nashville Office

424 Church Street, Suite 2500
P.O. Box 198615
Nashville, Tennessee 37219
Telephone (615) 259-1366
FAX (615) 259-1389


Davidson College, B.S., magna cum laude and Honors in Chemistry2007

Washington University, J.D., cum laude, 2010

Bar Admission

Tennessee, 2010

Missouri, 2011

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee

U.S. District Court of Missouri

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Business & Commercial

    We offer comprehensive representation to businesses of all types. As detailed below, our services range from helping resolve business disputes through litigation, mediation, arbitration or negotiation to offering sound legal advice upon which to base your business decisions as well as transactional representation, document preparation services and business formation and… [Read more]

    Product Liability

    Over the past 25 years, manufacturers and insurance companies have faced an explosion of product liability claims. In addition to significantly impacting business finances, product liability claims can lead to adverse publicity, government regulation, class actions and individual claims involving serious injury or property damage, as well as potential exposure… [Read more]

  • Representative Experience

    • Represented a major automotive manufacturer in the defense of high volume, high profile pattern product liability litigation in venues throughout the United States.
    • Represented a Big 3 automotive manufacturer in product liability case alleging unintended acceleration of an automobile. The trial court excluded the plaintiff’s primary expert on defect on Daubert grounds and granted summary judgment to the firm’s client.
    • Primarily responsible for representation of multiple home appliance manufacturers in the defense of property damage subrogation matters in state and federal courts.