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James Edward Ludlam, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Healthlawyer. Recipient award of merit California Hospital Association, 1970; Trustee award American Hospital Association, 1976.


Ludlam, James Edward was born on November 26, 1914 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of James Edward and Bernice (Ayers) Ludlam.


Stanford University (Bachelor of Arts, 1936). Harvard University (Juris Doctor, 1939).


Worked at Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP (Los Angeles, California) specializing in General Practice. Trial and Appellate Practice. Corporation, Securities and Antitrust Law.

Healthcare, Hospital, College and University Law. Insurance, Excess, Reinsurance and Coverage. Labor, Real Estate, Land Use, Environmental, Eminent Domain, Oil and Gas and Mining Law.

Taxation, Trust, Probate, Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and Pension and Profit Sharing Law. Admitted to the bar, 1940, California. The Firm presently has attorneys practicing in eight major specialty groups: Litigation, Insurance, Tax and ERISA, Trusts and Estates, Corporate, Real Estate, Labor and Employment, and Healthcare.

Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP represents a diverse clientele, ranging from individuals to private and publicly-traded, profit and non-profit, domestic and foreign businesses and institutions. The Firm also has offices in Fresno, Orange County, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco.


  • Bar: California 1940.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to health care journals.


Member governing board National Health Foundation, California Civic Light Opera Association, Los AngelesCivic Light Opera. Served as Lieutenant United States Navy, 1941-1944. Fellow American College Hospital Adminstrs.

(honorary), American College Legal Medicine (honorary), American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, State Bar California, American Society Hospital Attorneys, Harvard Law School Association Southern California.


Married Jane Hyde, September 27, 1941. Children: James Edward III, Charles E. Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1936.

James Edward Ludlam

Bernice (Ayers) Ludlam

Jane Hyde

James Edward III Ludlam

Charles E. Bachelor of Arts Ludlam

Stanford University Ludlam

1936 Ludlam