The Honorable Lloyd C. Loomis

Los Angeles County Superior Court, Department retired


The Hon. Lloyd C. Loomis (Ret.) was a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2013 by former governor Jerry Brown. He retired from his judicial post on August 1, 2018. The Hon. Sabrina A. Helton filled the vacancy created by his retirement.

He was registered decline-to-state.

Loomis received his bachelor's degree from Columbia University. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.

Loomis became a labor relations representative for General Motors' Fairfax Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Missouri in 1968.

After three years there, he left to join the Kansas City law firm of Gage and Tucker, where he practiced as an associate from 1972 to 1976. He was an attorney for Caterpillar Inc. from 1976 to 1978, before joining the law firm of Pepper, Hamilton, and Sheetz as an associate from 1978 to 1980.

After leaving Pepper, Hamilton, and Sheetz in 1980, Loomis became senior corporate labor counsel for the Atlantic Richfield Company, known as ARCO, from 1980 to 1999.

In 2001, Loomis would become a partner at the law firm of Sonnenschein, Nath, and Rosenthal, where he would practice until 2006 when he was named a partner at the Los Angeles-based law firm of Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard, and Smith.

Then, in 2009, he became a court commissioner for the Los Angeles County Superior Court, where he would remain until his appointment to the bench in 2013.

At the time of his retirement, Loomis was a resident of Ventura County, where he lived with his wife.

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