2023 Director Elevations

Murphy Pearson is pleased to announce the elevation of Claire E. Bellefleur, Alston L. Lew, and Adrian P. Sacharski to the positions of Directors.

Claire‘s primary practice consists of representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in Washington State’s Title 11 rules and California State’s Probate Code, including trust and probate litigation, trust and probate administration and conservatorships. She develops personalized estate plans, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, status of property agreements and other end of life documents, for individuals and families.  Claire has also defended lay fiduciaries against breach of duty claims and mitigated provable damages.

Alston is an experienced litigator based out of our San Francisco office, and represents clients in matters related to business law, professional liability and insurance defense. He brings a wealth of knowledge in variety of matter types including construction defect; trade secret, trademark and copyright disputes; class actions; product liability; toxic tort; privacy; personal injury; insurance defense; and bad faith insurance claims. He has also helped to defend clients related to federal government (DOJ and BSEE) subpoenas for possible regulatory and criminal violations.

Adrian practices out of our San Francisco office and counsels clients in a variety of matters related to business law, intellectual property, professional liability, and all forms of civil litigation. He has significant trial experience in real property litigation, commercial and residential construction defects and engineering.

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Dear Valued Clients and Members of the Community/Friends, We are pleased to announce our office has moved to the following new address: 550 S. Hope St, Suite 2170, Los Angeles, CA 90071