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Apr. 26, 2024

A New Litigation Powerhouse

The legal strengths of Rushing McCarl LLP's cofounders make them a formidable duo.

John Rushing, left, and Ryan McCarl have their portrait made at their office in Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, April 24, 2024. Photo: Justin L. Stewart / Special to the Daily Journal

Rushing McCarl LLP was started over dinner and drinks at Musso & Frank in Hollywood.

"We sat down, and I bought Ryan a martini," firm cofounder John M. Rushing recalled about the meal with his now partner Ryan P. McCarl. "And I told him, 'Ryan, you are too brilliant, and I am too old to work for other people. Why don't we start a law firm?' That was the argument. ... And thankfully, that was a winning argument."

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