Richard C. Bryan

Richard C. Bryan is a partner in the firm's Mt. Laurel office.  He concentrates his practice in complex general liability matters including premises liability, product liability, employment law, construction litigation, industrial accident litigation and coverage/indemnification claims.

Richard C. Bryan is a partner in the firm's Mt. Laurel office.  He concentrates his practice in complex general liability matters including premises liability, product liability, employment law, construction litigation, industrial accident litigation and coverage/indemnification claims.

Prior to joining Cipriani & Werner in 2014, Mr. Bryan was an associate and then partner in a respected AV-rated insurance defense litigation firm for 17 years. 

With over 20 years of experience as a litigator in New Jersey's courtrooms,  Mr. Bryan has handled a wide array of liability matters in both state and federal court through trial.  He also has extensive appellate experience arguing before the New Jersey Appellate Division.    

Mr. Bryan has successfully represented large retail, restaurant, hospitality and gaming industry clients in diverse complex matters throughout the state.  He has also represented consumer product and industrial equipment manufacturers in claims of design and/or manufacturing defects in both state and federal Court.    

Mr. Bryan also represents employers in New Jersey workplace discrimination matters in both state and federal court, as well as the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights in claims arising under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act.  In these matters, Mr. Bryan defends claims alleging sexual harassment, employment discrimination and retaliatory discharge.

Mr. Bryan also has experience in defending municipalities under the New Jersey Tort Claims Act in claims against public entities for alleged dangerous conditions of public property, injuries to non-employee personnel, negligent supervision at schools and injuries caused by police officers/public employees.

He  is a member of the Camden County Bar Association and the New Jersey Defense Association, of which he is a past Vice President and former Director.  

Mr. Bryan is licensed to practice in New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.  He also serves as a court-appointed arbitrator in Burlington County, New Jersey in civil matters.

Mr. Bryan received his B.A. in Business and Marketing from Stockton University in 1993 and his J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 1997. 

Mr. Bryan is a lifelong resident of southern New Jersey where he currently resides with his family. 

Widener University School of Law