Ryan D. Houck

Ryan D. Houck

Los Angeles, California

Ryan D. Houck received his J.D., cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2011, and received his B.S. from Georgetown University in 2006. Prior to joining Sacks, Glazier, Franklin & Lodise, Ryan was a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis, where he handled a variety of general and intellectual property litigation matters in state and federal courts, including the United States International Trade Commission. As an associate, Ryan gained significant experience in all aspects of litigation, including motion practice, conducting discovery, working with expert witnesses, and participation in multiple trials. He has also been involved in a wide variety of pro bono work, ranging from the representation of a local charter school in due process litigation, to volunteering as a deputy prosecutor for the City of Hermosa Beach prosecuting misdemeanors.

Areas of Practice

  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Conservatorship Litigation
  • Estate and Trust

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Georgetown University
    • B.S. - 2006


  • Introduction to Trust & Estate Litigation, American Bar Association, 2017
  • Appellate Issues, Orange County Bar Association, 2016

Honors and Awards

  • Southern California Super Lawyers - Rising Stars, 2015 - 2018

Past Employment Positions

  • Kirkland & Ellis, Litigation Associate

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteering as a Deputy Prosecutor for the City of Hermosa Beach Prosecuting Misdemeanors