John R. Stahr, who practiced with the firm for more than thirty years, retired from Partnership on December 31, 1995. Mr. Stahr served as Managing Partner of the Orange County office for approximately six years and Chairman of the firm's General Business Department for approximately three years.
Mr. Stahr served as a member of the Board of Directors of EECO, Inc., Books on Tape and The Impact Group, Inc. He is actively involved in the Orange County arts community, serving as President and a member of the Board of Trustees of The South Coast Repertory Theater and co-Chairman of the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation. Mr. Stahr was also a member of the Board of Overseers for the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University.