LOS ANGELES (October 29, 2007) – LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire – Attorney Andrew Ross has joined Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP, a prominent California law firm, in its business litigation practice group. Ross, an associate, will practice from the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Most recently, Andrew Ross worked as in-house counsel for Travelers Insurance. During his time with Travelers, Ross was a litigator in its civil liability, construction defect, and subrogation units. His construction defect defense work includes representing plumbers, painters and other trades in complex residential housing cases, while his civil liability defense experience consists of personal liability and automobile defense.
“Andrew is an extremely skilled attorney with valuable experience that we can tap on behalf of our clients,” said Robert J. Bell, Luce Forward’s managing partner. “He has jumped in head first, supporting current client accounts and projects, and has already become an incredible asset to our firm.”
Ross also practiced on his own in Pasadena, Calif. for more than two years, specializing in animal law, employment law, disability rights, landlord/tenant disputes and business/contract disputes.
“I’ve known about Luce Forward’s reputation and commitment to provide quality law services for some time and was attracted to it,” Ross said. “Working with the firm will be a great opportunity for me to advance in my career and gain greater experience by learning from Luce Forward’s successful, talented attorneys.”
Ross earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College.
Founded in 1873, Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP is a full-service California law firm with offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, Carmel Valley/Del Mar, Orange County, Rancho Santa Fe and San Francisco. For more information, visit www.luce.com