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Richard P. Crane

Richard P. Crane
(Kirkpatrick Lockhard Preston Gates Ellis)
Administration, Strategic Advisor

Areas of Practice
Richard P. Crane, Jr., is a partner at in the Firm
Kirkpatrick Lockhard Preston Gates Ellis LLP at the Los Angeles office, focuses his practice on transactional litigation, primarily in the federal courts, as well as serving as corporate counsel to several small to medium-size corporations.

Professional Background
Prior to entering private practice in 1976, Mr. Crane held the following positions: Attorney in Charge and Chief Trial Counsel of the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, Western Regional Office, United States Department of Justice, Los Angeles, California; Assistant United States Attorney and Acting United States Attorney, District of Connecticut; Legislative Assistant and Legal Aid, United States Senator Thomas J. Dodd (D-Connecticut); Associate Counsel, Education and Labor Committee, United States House of Representatives; Assistant Counsel, Government Operations Committee, United States House of Representatives.

Professional/Civic Activities
American Bar Association
Board of Directors of Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation
California Bar Association
Chairman of the Southern Nevada Culinary and Bartenders Pension Fund
Federal Bar Association
National Trial Lawyers

Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of California
Court of Claims
U.S. Supreme Court

Bar Admissions
Bar of California
Bar of District of Columbia
LL.B., Vanderbilt Law School (1964)
B.A., Vanderbilt University (1961)