Ethan Horn is a lawyer and partner at Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP and dedicates his time to litigation particularly in the areas of toxic torts, products liability, mesothelioma, and personal injury. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Ethan is licensed to practice law in California and represents clients in various states around the country.
Ethan has been involved in trying many cases to verdict that have resulted in several multi-million dollar awards. Most notably, in 2009, Ethan received the largest asbestos award and 50th largest jury verdict in the country when a jury awarded a former U.S. Navy machinist mate $35,333,209.00 as a result of being exposed to asbestos while working on equipment that the manufacturers knew, or should have known, was unreasonably dangerous. The jury also found that John Crane, Inc, a manufacturer of asbestos containing gaskets and packing, was 70% liable for its dangerous products and also found that it acted with malice, fraud or oppression when awarding punitive damages.
Prior to joining Napoli Bern Ripka and Shkolnik, Ethan was a shareholder at the Eddins Law Firm, was an associate with Simon, Eddins and Greenstone; Cotkin Collins & Ginsburg; La Follette, Johnson, DeHaas, Silberberg, & Ames; and Baker, Silberberg & Keener.
- Whittier Law School, Los Angeles, California J.D.
- California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, B.A., Political Science
- Eddins Law Firm
- Simon, Eddins and Greenstone
- La Follette, Johnson, DeHaas, Silberberg, & Ames; Cotkin, Collins & Ginsburg
- Baker, Silberberg & Keener, Irvine, California
*Employed by Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik & Associates, LLP