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Ellen A. Cirangle

Ellen A. Cirangle


email  ecirangle@lubinolson.com
phone   (415) 981-0550
fax   (415) 981-4343
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Ellen A. Cirangle is a Partner in Lubin Olson's Litigation  Practice Groups. Ms. Cirangle served as the Firm’s Managing Partner for the past four years. She specializes in securities fraud, defamation, defending class actions brought under California's Unfair Business Practices Act, real estate, partnership disputes and fiduciary matters.

Ms. Cirangle is an experienced commercial litigator with a highly successful track record litigating cases in the federal and state courts, as well as before arbitration panels. Ms. Cirangle has successfully litigated against some of the biggest law firms in the country. In a landmark decision, Ms. Cirangle successfully argued to the California Court of Appeal for the extension of California's securities fraud statutes to brokers.  In another key ruling by the California Court of Appeal, Ms. Cirangle successfully defeated an anti-SLAPP motion brought by a stock manipulator who had published false information about a public company in order to drive down its stock price. Cirangle's recent successes in defending her clients from Section 17200 Claims include obtaining a dismissal of a class action, which was upheld by the Ninth Circuit, as well as obtaining summary judgment on behalf of another client. Ms. Cirangle has also negotiated multiple settlements on behalf of her clients.

Ms. Cirangle was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America© for her work in Securities Litigation. In addition, she has been honored by Thompson Reuters as a Northern California Super Lawyer three times.

Before joining Lubin Olson, Ms. Cirangle practiced with Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott in Denver.  Ms. Cirangle served on trial teams with Fred Bartlit, who has often been held out as one of the top ten trial lawyers in the world.  Ms. Cirangle also worked at Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel in Honolulu while her husband was serving as a physician in the Army at Tripler Army Medical Center. Prior to that, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ann Aldrich in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

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