Ryan J. Duplechin

Of Counsel | Medical Devices and Drugs

Ryan is an attorney in Beasley Allen Law Firm's Mass Torts Section. After clerking with the firm for two years, he now works full time on cases involving defective pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices. He primarily focuses on cases involving the link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer.


Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University. He graduated in only two-and-a-half years at the age of 20. While at Florida State, Ryan was selected to multiple national academic honor organizations and was a member of Kappa Alpha Order.

He received his Juris Doctor with Honors from Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law.  During law school, Ryan served as associate editor of the Faulkner Law Review and was elected twice as president of the Alabama Young Lawyers Student Division. He also served as senator-at-large in the Student Bar Association. As a member of the Board of Advocates, Ryan was selected to the Capitol City National Trial Team and competed in Washington, D.C.

Ryan earned the Best Paper Award in Conflicts of Law. In addition, he frequently spoke at various law school events and served as Chairman of the 12th Annual Don Garner Charity Golf Classic sponsored by Faulkner Law, the Montgomery County Bar Association and the Alabama Association for Justice.

Professional Associations

Ryan is a member of the Alabama State Bar, Alabama State Bar’s Young Lawyers Section and the Alabama Association for Justice. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association’s Mass Torts Litigation Committee and the American Inns of Court, Hugh Maddux Chapter.


Ryan is the author of “Divided By Design: Reconciling the AEMLD’s ‘Mixed’ Design-Defect Approach,” published in Volume 8, Issue 2 of the Faulkner Law Review. His most recent work titled “The Emerging Intersection of Products Liability, Cybersecurity, and Autonomous Vehicles” will be featured in the Tennessee Law Review, published by the University of Tennessee College of Law.

Community Involvement

Ryan was a volunteer coach of the Saint James School trial team. His team competed in the YMCA Youth Judicial, a statewide high school mock trial competition held at the Federal courthouse.

Ryan was born in Birmingham, Alabama, while his father was in law school. He grew up in Niceville, Florida. Ryan enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing golf and visiting the beaches of the Florida panhandle.

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Memberships
  • Alabama State Bar (Young Lawyers Section)
  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association (Mass Torts Litigation Committee)
  • Hugh Maddox Inn of Court
  • Education
    • Faulkner University's Thomas Goode Jones School of Law (2017)
    • Florida State University (2013)

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