Aram Durphy, JD is Liberty Hill Investing's portfolio manager and principal. Mr. Durphy received his J.D. in 2003 from the University of California, Davis School of Law. He entered law school as a Regents Scholar, and while there he was awarded the prestigious Downey Brand Scholarship. Prior to founding Liberty Hill, Mr. Durphy practiced complex litigation as a consumer protection attorney for the nationally recognized firm Bramson, Plutzik, Mahler & Birkhaeuser, LLP. In 2006, he left Bramson Plutzik to start his own investment management firm in San Francisco. Mr. Durphy is deeply rooted in value investing and spends much of his time on fundamental equity, microeconomic, and macroeconomic research. He lives with his wife and daughter in Oakland, California.