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Mr. Granby is active in acquisitions in the energy and commercial real estate sectors. He is also active in international trade.

He is past President of the County Bar Association and served as a lawyer delegate to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. He is a member of the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.

As a businessman, he has been actively involved in the development of new commercial television stations in the Los Angeles area, and was a founder of a commercial television station, KSWB, Fox 5. He has also been involved in the development and operation of many other commercial and business enterprises. He was the founding President and Chairman of the Convention Center Corporation, and for seven years led the real estate development and planning, construction, and opening of the San Diego Convention Center, constructed at a cost of $220 million. It is now the largest public facility in the region. The Convention Center has been selected as The Best Convention Center in North America and as one of the Top Three Convention Centers in the World.

Mr. Granby has from time to time served as a court appointed Receiver in Southern California. As a Receiver he has taken control of and operated commercial and business entities. He has served as a Receiver at the request of the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC), Wells Fargo Bank, First National Bank, Home Savings, Security Pacific National Bank, and Great American Bank, among others.

Mr. Granby received his law degree from The University of Chicago Law School. He is a Vietnam veteran and served for three years as an officer in the United States Navy. Mr. Granby previously was a partner with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch and is recognized for his expertise in business,corporate and partnership matters.

Mr. Granby is "Of Counsel" to the firm.

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mobile: (760) 484-0678
phone: (619) 233-3131 x128
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e-mail: jgranby@ferrisbritton.com