Rikesha S. Lane is an associate in the firm's Inland Empire area office, representing clients in a variety of matters. She primarily assists school districts and special education local plan areas with issues relating to special education law and litigation.
As an experienced litigator, Ms. Lane was affiliated with both large and boutique law firms in California before joining Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost. She worked extensively on white collar criminal matters, civil RICO actions, antitrust litigation, and internal investigations. Ms. Lane has litigated various other matters involving breach of contract, employment disputes, environmental law, and legal malpractice.
Ms. Lane earned her Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. While in law school, Ms. Lane was Senior Editor of the Columbia Law Review and a member of the Black Law Students Association, serving as Community Service Director. She also participated in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition and the Prisoners and Families Clinic. She holds B.A. degrees in English and Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she was on the Provost's Honors List. In addition, she is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the UCLA Alumni Association.