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Richard L. Hyde
Practice Areas:
  • Toxic Tort Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Class Actions Defense
  • Transportation
  • Trucking
  • Products Liability Defense

Los Angeles Attorney
Richard L. Hyde

Phone: 213.624.8700


Languages: English

Richard Hyde’s practice includes the defense of Environmental and Toxic Tort claims. He has defended personal injury and property damage claims arising from alleged exposures to carbon monoxide, lead, commercial cleaning products containing chlorophenols, mold, mercury, pesticides, fungicides, termiticides, benzene, fiberglass, medical imaging contrast dye, legionella pneumophilia (Legionnaires’ disease), and other environmental contaminants. He has defended and tried environmental exposure and mass toxic tort cases throughout California, Utah, Montana, and Indiana. He has been admitted pro hac vice in these states in order to assist local counsel with the defense of such claims.

Mr. Hyde also has extensive experience in commercial litigation, real property litigation, transportation and trucking litigation, premises liability litigation, inverse condemnation, and in defending cases alleging breaches of California’s implied warranty of habitability and covenant of quiet enjoyment. He has defended and successfully tried cases involving injuries ranging from birth defects to traumatic brain injuries. He has defended property owners and businesses in class action matters filed in both California State courts and Federal District courts.

Recent Trial Successes:

  • Erik Morales v. Well-Pict et al.
  • Gresser v. Reliable Exterminators

Position At L&W:

  • Associate Attorney

Practice Areas:

  • Business and Commercial
  • General Torts
  • Mold Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Public Entity Defense
  • Toxic Substance Exposure Defense
  • Transportation and Trucking



  • Juris Doctor, cum laude
  • Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • 2012


  • B.A. – Political Science
  • Brigham Young University
  • 2009

Bar Affiliations:

  • California

Professional Affiliations:

  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society


  • Preserving Access to Tattoos: First Amendment Trumps Municipal Ban in Anderson v. City of Hermosa Beach
  • publication date Jan 1, 2011; BYU Law Review, Volume 2011, Issue 1

Contact This Firm

Lynberg & Watkins, APC

1150 South Olive Street
Eighteenth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
United States

Law Firm Contact: Trevor Resurreccion

Tel: 213.624.8700

Fax: 213.892.2763



Member Since: 2019

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