Robyn Ranke began her legal career in public interest law working with the San Diego District Attorney’s Office, Consumer Fraud Division in 1995. Robyn worked alongside Robert C. Fellmeth, a leading legal expert in the field of public interest, antitrust, and consumer protection law. As a new attorney, Robyn attained legal experience and expertise in complex litigation working on Consumer Fraud cases involving antitrust, consumer protection, and unfair trade practices. The cases Robyn worked on with the Consumer Fraud Division resulted in multi-million-dollar settlements.
After four years with the Consumer Fraud Division, Robyn entered private practice and started her own law firm as a business litigator and trial attorney. She was lead trial counsel in the precedent setting California Supreme Court decision Jones v. The Lodge at Torrey Pines (2008) 42 Cal.4th 1158 obtaining a $1,550,000 million dollar jury verdict – this was Robyn’s first major trial as lead counsel after she entered private practice. She also worked as affiliate counsel with renowned antitrust attorneys Alexander Schack and David Franklin on private attorney general class action lawsuits resulting in multi-million dollar settlements.
With a lifelong passion for horses and equestrian riding, Robyn developed her niche practice as an Equestrian Sports Lawyer. Today, Robyn is recognized as one of the leading Equestrian Sports Lawyers in California. An entrepreneur by nature, in 2017, Robyn expanded her practice into the emerging industry of legalized cannabis and litigation matters involving cannabis business owner legal disputes.
Robyn has 25 years' experience as a business litigator and trial attorney including government agency experience. Robyn practices in both state and federal court and is admitted to the Federal District Court for the Southern District of California. She graduated from the University of Illinois Chicago with a BA in political science with a minor in economics and world history. She received her law degree from Western Michigan University School of Law. Robyn sat for the Bar Exam in Illinois and California and remains licensed to practice law in both states.