Lisa K. Rauch


Lisa K. Rauch Partner at Ridley Master


University of San Francisco School of Law, Juris Doctor, Top third of class
University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts, Dramatic Art and Literature



Queen’s Bench Bar Association of the San Francisco Bay Area, Past President
California Women Lawyers –Various positions on Board of Governors, including First Vice President and two terms as Treasurer
San Mateo County Bar Association
Association of Defense Council of Northern California and Nevada
United States Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California


Professional Activities

California Women Lawyers, Queen’s Bench and the parents’ association for her daughters’ school. She is a Past President of Queen’s Bench and served on the Board of Directors for many years both before and after servicing as President. She was honored with the Merit Award by Queen’s Bench. Lisa served on the Board of Governors for California Women Lawyers, including serving in positions as First Vice President and Treasurer. She continues to volunteer for a number of community organizations.

Los Angeles native Lisa K. Rauch is a Partner at Howard Rome Martin Ridley & Master LLP, dba Ridley Master.  She received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from U.C. Berkeley and then attended law school at the University of San Francisco. She has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area ever since.

Ms. Rauch’s expertise in both state and federal litigation provides her with the ability to handle and manage cases from beginning to end in numerous areas. As a civil litigation attorney, some of her practice areas include public entity, civil rights, insurance coverage, personal injury, commercial disputes, real estate, construction defect and product liability. She has successfully represented her clients’ interests in a variety of disputes on both the plaintiff and defense sides. Her primary focus is on defending public entities in a wide range of litigation matters.

With substantial expertise in the management of mass torts, Ms. Rauch delivers a high level of analysis, managing litigation on a national scale, while remaining cognizant of the economic and strategic issues clients face.

Beyond her career, Ms. Rauch volunteers and has held leadership roles in several organizations including California Women Lawyers (serving on the Board of Governors as First Vice President and Treasurer). A Past President of Queen’s Bench, Ms. Rauch served on the Board of Directors of that organization for many years, both before and after her role as President. For her exemplary service, the organization honored her with their Merit Award. Ms. Rauch continues to volunteer for a number of community organizations.

Ms. Rauch is an avid fiction reader, a beginning bridge player and an enthusiastic Mah-Jongg player. Additionally, she loves traveling, cooking, swimming and spending time outdoors with her husband, two daughters and their poodle, Snickerdoodle.

Contact Lisa K. Rauch

(650) 980-1016

About Us

Ridley Master is an AV-rated, highly respected, civil litigation defense firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Our seasoned attorneys litigate simple and complex matters across the State of California.

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1900 O’Farrell Street, Suite 280
San Mateo, CA  94403

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