Stan Riddle has been licensed to practice law in California for over 23 years, and has significant experience in the areas of personal and small business bankruptcy, foreclosure prevention, real estate transactions, corporate formation, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory compliance.

Legal experience prior to opening the Law Offices of Stan E. Riddle:

Legal Counsel; Director of Investor Relations: 2000 – 2003

Lynch Investments, LLC, San Francisco, CA

  • Oversaw investor relations and legal communications for a San Francisco-based real estate investment and development company.
  • Negotiated and drafted purchase contracts, management agreements, and leases.
  • Performed due diligence and financial analysis of acquisitions and development projects.
  • Arranged debt and equity financing for multi-million dollar real estate acquisitions.
  • Worked with contractors and escrow officers to close real estate sales and acquisitions.

Associate Attorney: 1995 – 1999
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, San Francisco, CA
Advised clients in the merger, acquisition and sale of corporate and partnership entities.

  • Negotiated and drafted purchase agreements, management contracts, partnership
    agreements, real and personal property leases, employment contracts and service agreements.
  • Advised clients as to the organization and structure of corporations, partnerships and sole

Legislative Assistant: 1993 – 1995
Office of U.S. Representative Patsy T. Mink, Washington, DC

  • Served as legislative point person for a senior Member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Briefed Representative Mink on health care reform, Social Security, tax, and housing issues.
  • Prepared legislation pending before the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Drafted speeches and correspondence, and represented the Congresswoman in meetings with
    government officials, interest groups, and constituents.

Education and Licenses

  • Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D. 1993
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., History 1988
  • State Bar of California (Bar # 167732)
  • California Real Estate Broker (Broker # 01291188)