Owens & Gach Ray is a Los Angeles based law firm specializing in business litigation and conservatorships.

Rob Owens and Linda Gach Ray were and are dedicated to zealously protecting and advancing their clients’ interests, and delivering the highest quality work product. Both Owens and Gach Ray continue to believe that clients deserve to be able to reach them, to ask questions, and to understand every aspect of their legal matter. Phone calls are promptly returned. Clients are kept informed of all developments and are thoughtfully consulted on each decision of significance that arises. A cost-benefit analysis is conducted in consultation with clients at meaningful junctures. Expenses are kept to a reasonable minimum, without jeopardizing the client’s legal position.

Rob Owens is a “Southern California Super Lawyer”™

Owens & Gach Ray is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible.


Owens & Gach Ray opened its doors in 1987, with a specific purpose in mind: to devote personal attention to all clients of the firm, and to provide all clients with vigorous, yet cost-efficient, representation.

Rob Owens

B.S. Degree in Business Administration, with honors, 1972, USC

M.B.A. Degree, with honors, 1974, USC

Juris Doctor Degree, 1977, USC, member and an Editor of the Southern California Law Review 

Los Angeles Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine “Super Lawyer” of Southern California, 2007

Extensive experience in contract, entertainment, shareholder, and real estate litigation cases. 

Legal practice highlights include taking the depositions of former President Gerald Ford, and former fugitive from justice, Marc Rich, successful results in numerous arbitrations, mediations, court and jury trials, and appeals, including entertainment industry matters, sports-related matters, contract disputes, legal malpractice, and shareholder derivative actions. Read more

Linda Gach Ray

B.S. Degree with honors, 1976, UCLA

Juris Doctor Degree, 1979, UCLA, member and an Editor of the UCLA Law Review, having published an article which to this day is cited by California appellate courts.

Extensive experience in contract, entertainment, shareholder, and real estate litigation cases.

Served on the Los Angeles County Probate Volunteer Panel for more than 20 years, serving as PVP-appointed counsel in numerous cases. 

Legal practice highlights include taking the depositions of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former Deputy Secretary of Defense, Paul Nitze, as well as successful results in numerous litigation and probate matters. read more

Stephan M. Ray (of counsel)

Education: Steve received his B.A. from UCLA in 1976, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Epsilon.

Steve received his J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1979, where he was a Member and Associate Editor of the Stanford Law Review. Steve did two externships while in school. 

One was a judicial externship in 1978 for the Honorable Stanley Mosk, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, and the other was a political/community externship for U.S. Senator John V. Tunney in 1975-76.

Occupational History:Prior to becoming of counsel to Owens & Gach Ray, Steve practiced for 35 years at the law firm of Stutman, Treister & Glatt P.C., which was recognized throughout the country as a leader in the practice of bankruptcy, reorganization and insolvency law.  While at Stutman, Steve represented debtors, creditors, trustees, receivers, committees, hedge funds, investors and individuals in all kinds of bankruptcy-related matters.  Steve has primarily concentrated his practice in matters that involve litigation over the past 15 years. read more