Portrait of Attorney Sapp Ryan


Senior Associate

San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Salinas, Santa Rosa, San Diego

tel: +1 916 429 3229

fax: +1 916 880 5339

email: r.sapp@wclawcorp.com

Mr. Sapp joined Wintersteen | Casarez in 2022.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sapp spent the last 13 years for a state-wide workers’ compensation defense firm, and has been practicing workers’ compensation defense since 2005.  Mr. Sapp has extensive experience in aggressively representing insurance carriers, third party administrators, and self-insured employers in all aspects of workers’ compensation defense.  Mr. Sapp also has extensive experience with workers’ compensation asbestos defense claims.

Mr. Sapp is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation law and enjoys providing training for clients on issues including psychiatric and sleep disorder defenses, AOE/COE issues, and apportionment.

Mr. Sapp obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University and his Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law. During law school, Mr. Sapp was a member of Moot Court, the Intellectual Property Clinic, and completed a 19-month externship as a workers’ compensation law clerk for a California defense firm. Mr. Sapp also externed in the Utah State Senate.

Mr. Sapp is a veteran of the US Air Force Reserve, but most notably, former president of his childrens’ swim team.  When not working, Mr. Sapp enjoys spending time with his wife and children, cooking, and training for the Half Ironman triathlon.

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