OCBA Member Ryan Stottlemyer Makes Partner
Effective Jan. 1, 2011, Orange County Bar Association member Ryan Stottlemyer will assume the role of partner in Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP's Orange County office, the firm announced Wednesday, Dec. 8. The firm's 2011 partner class also includes Amy Giannamore and Aaron Winn of its San Diego office and Jennifer Renk of its San Francisco office.

A member of Luce Forward's Business and Intellectual Property Litigation practice group and newly-formed Loan Repurchase Litigation team, Stottlemyer's work includes guarantor litigation, lender liability issues, and judicial foreclosure and receivership actions.

"Luce Forward's newest partner class is particularly strong, and each of the attorneys selected have been remarkably successful in building their individual practices while also contributing to the firm as a whole," said Managing Partner Kurt L. Kicklighter. "We value their dedication, talents, and the services they provide to clients. They embody the type of attorneys we hope to attract as we continue to expand our presence."