Luce Forward Announces Leadership Changes For 2010

SAN DIEGO (February 4, 2010) – – Legal Announcements – Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps LLP, a prominent California law firm with a national reputation, today announced partner Charles Maher has joined the firm’s executive committee. In addition, the firm announced changes to the leadership of a few of its practice groups.

Maher, a partner in the Luce Forward’s San Francisco office, will be the newest member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He is well prepared for his three-year-term, having previously served as partner-in-charge of the San Francisco office. Further management changes include adding Dennis Doucette to serve as co-chair of Luce Forward’s business/corporate practice group with Rick Frimmer, selecting Marie Burke Kenny to lead the labor and employment practice group, and appointing Kenneth Stipanov to manage the firm’s real estate transactional practice group. Doucette, Frimmer, Burke Kenny and Stipanov practice in the San Diego area.

“We are pleased these individuals have accepted the responsibilities of these leadership positions and know they will be invaluable members of our management team,” said Kurt L. Kicklighter, Luce Forward’s Managing Partner. “Their intuition, understanding and natural leadership abilities will assist both our clients and the firm as we continue to grow strategically throughout California.”

Founded in 1873, Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP is a full-service California law firm with offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Carmel Valley/Del Mar, Los Angeles, Orange County, and Rancho Santa Fe. For more information, visit

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