Ian grew up in Armonk, New York, and attended Dartmouth College and Georgetown Law. Between college and law school, he worked in finance in Manhattan. In 1992, he moved to Los Angeles to join the law firm of Irell & Manella LLP, where he became partner in 1999 and focuses his practice on mergers & acquisitions, securities and general business law. Among other things, he advises corporate boards, and also assists various high net worth clients with their financial affairs and investments. For 10 years he’s sat on the board of the Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center, a community health clinic in downtown Los Angeles. Ian is Chairman of EPFMC’s finance committee and was recently elected to the Executive Committee of the Board. He is a single dad and he and his daughter Eva were introduced to IKAR by various friends and neighbors; now they can’t imagine being anywhere else.