Lawrence W. Horwitz is a founding partner of the Orange County, California law firm Horwitz & Cron, now Lockett + Horwitz (fka Horwitz + Armstrong), A Professional Law Corporation, practicing in general business and securities. From 1991 through 2001, Mr. Horwitz was a founding shareholder of the Irvine, California law firm Horwitz, Cutler & Beam, practicing in the areas of securities, general business practice and business litigation.
Mr. Horwitz is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley (B.S., Business Administration, 1981) and of Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley (J.D. 1984). While at Berkeley, Mr. Horwitz was honored by Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, where he was President in 1983, and was an Associate Editor of the International Tax and Business Lawyer.
Mr. Horwitz was admitted to the state bars of both Texas and California in 1984. Mr. Horwitz commenced his practice with the international law firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, where he practiced in the corporate and securities group. Mr. Horwitz subsequently practiced corporate and securities law with Stradling, Yocca & Carlson in Newport Beach, California. Prior to forming Horwitz, Cutler & Beam, Mr. Horwitz was elected a partner of the law firm of Hart, King & Coldren, where he practiced in that firm’s transactional department.
Mr. Horwitz is admitted to the U.S. Federal District Court, Central District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. From 1994-2001, Mr. Horwitz was a key participant in the formation and operation of two investment funds providing bridge financing for private and public companies.