Tom Ryan is chair of the environmental department at Lathrop & Gage. Mr. Ryan has spent a considerable portion of his time defending chemical exposure toxic tort litigation, including class actions. These cases have included alleged damage to plaintiff’s immune systems, pulmonary systems and other personal injuries. He has experience in Superfund issues including contribution, indemnity, transporter liability and allocation. In addition, he represents policyholders in environmental insurance coverage litigation in various states. Mr. Ryan also has twenty years of experience in personal injury litigation, representing railroad and manufacturing companies in a wide variety of cases.