Sacks, Glazier, Franklin & Lodise Elects Attorney Ryan Houck to Partnership

LOS ANGELES – The trust and estate litigation firm, Sacks, Glazier, Franklin & Lodise, announced that Ryan D. Houck has been promoted to partner.

“Ryan has demonstrated a commitment to providing our clients with exceptional service and growing the firm,” said managing partner Matthew McMurtrey. “He is an invaluable asset and we are proud to welcome him to the partnership.”

Mr. Houck practices exclusively in the area of trust, estate and conservatorship litigation. His cases include will and trust contests, and other challenges to estate plans, breach of fiduciary duty claims involving trustees and other fiduciaries, trustee accounting matters, and conservatorship proceedings.

Mr. Houck has been recognized as a Southern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2016, and has been a speaker to the California State Bar Trust and Estate Section on a variety of trust and estate litigation issues.

Prior to joining Sacks Glazier Franklin & Lodise, Mr. Houck was a patent litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and is also a registered patent attorney.

Mr. Houck received his J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 2011, and his B.S. in Science, Technology and International Affairs from Georgetown University in 2006.