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undefinedGwen H. Ribar


Tel: (949) 477-5050
Direct: (949) 477-5055


Gwen H. Ribar was admitted to the California Bar in 1997 and has been practicing in the mortgage banking and real estate litigation industry since 1999. She has been with Wright, Finlay & Zak since its inception in 2002. Since then, Ms. Ribar has managed nationwide loan origination, servicing and title matters for a leading international bank and several loan servicers. Ms. Ribar also leads a team of attorneys in defending banks and servicers on wrongful foreclosure matters, including the California Homeowner Bill of Rights, predatory lending, title, eviction and code violation matters. She has also attended multiple California Mortgage Bankers Association and Mortgage Bankers Association Conferences and Legislative Days as well as spoke on the upcoming changes to the Homeowners Bill of Rights at the 2017 ACI Consumer Finance Class Actions and Litigation Conference.

Ms. Ribar is a current member of CREW-Orange County, USC Marshall School of Business Alumni Association - Orange County Chapter, and the WIN-OC Women’s Leadership Group. In 2008, Ms. Ribar was President of the Warren J. Ferguson American Inn of Court and in 2006, she was President of the Pas De Deux Chapter of The Guilds of the Orange County Performing Arts Center. Ms. Ribar received Scorekeeper of the Year in 2004 for the OC Constitutional Rights Foundation Mock Trial Competition. Ms. Ribar was also a prior member of the Orange County Bar Association and completed its College of Trial Advocacy Course.


  • University of Southern California (B.A., Entrepreneurship, 1993)
  • Western State University College of Law, (J.D., 1996)