Ronald R. Lamb has been of counsel for Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney since April of 2005. Prior to that he was a shareholder and managing shareholder of the law firm of Rust, Armenis, Schwartz, Lamb & Bills, APC. Mr. Lamb is a retired USAF Lt. Colonel. While in the military he was assigned as a Weapons System Officer in the F-4 Phantom, serving in both South East Asia and Great Britain. He later became an Air Intelligence Officer and was assigned to the staff of CINCPAC in Hawaii. Following law school he joined the Rust firm where he remained until 2005. His practice involves primarily litigation involving medical professional negligence and administrative actions involving licensure of medical professionals. He has presented at Grand Rounds for both the University of California and the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan.Areas of Current Emphasis
Specializes in the defense of medical malpractice cases and administrative law actions pertaining to medical malpractice issues as well as medical staff issues which includes both an active trial practice as well as resolutions involving contractual binding arbitration. Representative clients include the Regents of the University of California, Sutter Health, Optima Health Care, and the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. Professional and Business Affiliations
•State Bar of California
•American Board of Trial Advocates
•Sacramento and San Joaquin County Bar Associations
•Sacramento Habitat for Humanity
•Sacramento Children’s Museum
•President, Sacramento Aero Club, Inc.
•Admitted to all of the courts of the State of California, the United States District Court-Northern and Eastern Districts, and the United States Supreme Court
•Appointed a Special Magistrate by the Federal Court
•Arbitrator for the Sacramento Superior Court
•AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•He is an instrument rated pilotGeneral Professional Background
•University of Arizona (1970) - Bachelor of Science in Zoology with a minor in Chemistry and Physics.
•Commissioned (Sept. 1970) - Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Left active duty to pursue the practice of law in 1981. Remaining in the reserves as an Air Intelligence Officer, retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1997.
•University of the Pacific (1981) - McGeorge School of Law - Best Oralist in the International Law Moot Court Competition. Competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition-team won the National Best Brief competition.
•Rust, Armenis, Schwartz, Lamb & Bills (1981-2005) - Shareholder and managing shareholder. Specialties included the defense of medical malpractice actions as well as administrative law actions in the health care field and medical staff issues. Remained with that firm until 2005, when it was decided to close the Sacramento office.
•Partner with Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney, LLP. (2005–present) - Practice focuses on the defense of medical malpractice and hospital liability cases.