Loeb & Loeb
Bruce L. Ishimatsu has joined the Los Angeles office of Loeb & Loeb as a partner in the firm’s litigation practice. A trial lawyer with many years of experience, Ishimatsu represents corporations in distribution law disputes, including antitrust, franchise law, dealer terminations, advertising, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, price discrimination, and intellectual property licensing. Previously, Ishimatsu was a partner at Bryan Cave.
In 2000, Ishimatsu was appointed deputy general counsel to the Rampart Independent Review Panel. He served for three years as a commissioner on the California Judicial Nominees Evaluation Commission. Ishimatsu is the new chair of National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Partners. He is on the boards of the California Women’s Law Center in Los Angeles and the International Visitor’s Council of Los Angeles.
He is a member of the Japanese American Bar Association, where he served as president in 1993, and the Asian/Pacific Bar of California, where he served as president in 1997. Ishimatsu obtained his juris doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in 1978, where he was editor of Law and Policy in International Business Journal. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Pomona College in 1975.