Firm News

October 4, 2021 — Larson LLP is pleased to announce that Mark K. Kanow and Ranja Rasul joined the firm as associates.

Mark joins Larson LLP after serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Stanley Blumenfeld Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He previously served as a shared clerk in the Central District, assisting approximately 10 judges with trials and dispositive motions. Mark earned his J.D. from Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, cum laude, where he was awarded membership into the Order of the Coif, and his B.A. from the University of Southern California.

Ranja joins Larson LLP after serving as a judicial law clerk in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York and the Northern District of California. He was previously a judicial fellow in the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Within these roles, he worked on a wide variety of civil and criminal matters. Ranja earned his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, and his B.A. from Loyola Marymount University, cum laude.

"Mark and Ranja both bring an instrumental knowledge of the courts from their distinguished clerkship experiences, which will be a great asset to our team of trial lawyers in our complex commercial, white collar defense, and appellate practices. We are thrilled to welcome them to the firm.” — Stephen G. Larson