Ian G. Schuler


Ian focuses his practice on commercial litigation. His experience includes complex product liability and general liability litigation with jury trial, arbitration and mediation in federal and state courts around the country. He has served as second chair at multiple trials involving product liability, wrongful death, breach of warranty and general liability claims, including a defense verdict and multiple instances beating pre-trial offers and demands.

Through his trial experience, Ian has amassed stand-up time arguing pretrial motions and conducting direct- and cross-examination of experts, parties and percipient witnesses. He works closely with general counsel and other in-house legal representatives to develop and execute litigation strategies that align with his clients’ business objectives.


  • University of San Diego School of Law  (J.D., 2010)
    • Appellate Moot Court Board, chair
    • Appellate Moot Court Board, national competition team member
    • San Diego International Law Journal
    • American Bar Association (USD Chapter), chair
  • Northeastern University  (B.S.B.A., 2005)
    • Business with an English minor

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Nevada

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada


  • Louis M. Welsh American Inns of Court, alumni
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • San Diego Defense Lawyers


  • Best of the Bar Award (2016)
  • Top Young Attorney Finalist/Winner, 3-5 yrs. attorney, San Diego Daily Transcript  (2014)
  • Statute of Justice Award, National Order of the Barristers (2010)