The banking and financial services industries are fraught with risk. Whether serving as outside general counsel or representing a banking client in a highly technical piece of litigation, our attorneys understand the complex regulatory environment in which banks and other financial institutions operate.
Whether forming a joint venture or defending a construction defect claim, our attorneys bring extensive industry experience to issues impacting the design and development of the built world. We help contractors, engineers, developers, design professionals and industry suppliers establish their entities, run their businesses and manage risk.
The professional care of our elderly population is an important responsibility. Corporations and professional caregivers often enter the profession with a clear mission to provide their clients with safe and compassionate environments. Our attorneys bring a deep understanding of the issues and industry standards applicable in the care facility environment.
From restaurants and wineries to manufacturers and distributors, Murphy Pearson’s Food & Beverage industry group helps startup ventures and established brands bring their unique products and services to the market. We skillfully help food and beverage companies navigate the legal aspects of owning, managing, and operating their F&B ventures.
Often working closely with Murphy Pearson’s Food & Beverage industry group, our Hospitality industry team adeptly guides clients ranging from hotels and dining establishments to golf courses and wineries through their business and legal challenges. Whether serving as outside general counsel or engaging in a specific transaction or dispute, our attorneys understand the unique aspects involved with the business of hosting and entertaining visitors.
With decades of experience representing insurance companies and their insureds in matters ranging from professional liability to construction defect, Murphy Pearson brings a keen understanding of both the subject matter of various claims and the operational considerations of claims departments. Clients value our case preparation, practical advice and strategic guidance.
Attorneys in Murphy Pearson's Manufacturing industry group, represent clients as outside general counsel and in discrete transactions or disputes. We understand the dynamics of supply chain negotiations, intellectual property associated with the manufacture of products, and claims and litigation that can arise from the use of products. Helping manufacturers with business operations, we regularly negotiate contracts, leases, licenses, joint ventures,...
Nonprofits face special business challenges. In addition to needing competent counsel and advice in areas ranging from contracts and leases to employee relations, they encounter unique dynamics when engaging with volunteers and conducting fundraising. Murphy Pearson’s Nonprofit industry group attorneys bring skills from our various practice disciplines so “not-for-profit” clients can run like sophisticated businesses.
The Real Deal Murphy Pearson’s real estate and construction lawyers represent developers, general contractors, design professionals, subcontractors, suppliers, brokers and agents, and investors in transactions and disputes. Whether negotiating and drafting contracts, handling Calderon claims (pre-litigation procedures applicable to a homeowners’ association claim for construction defects against its developer or builder) or defending clients in construction defect litigation and administrative...
Located in major geographic hubs for the technology industry along the West Coast, including San Francisco, Seattle and Los Angeles, the firm’s Technology industry attorneys handle transactional and litigation matters for clients who are developing the new products and services that help shape our future, from video game and software ventures to medical device companies.
The movement of people and goods can be a risky business. Common carriers, trucking companies, maritime and railroad transportation hinge on many moving parts. Often the result of tragic accidents and high-profile in nature, we bring empathy, skilled crisis management, and technical experience to our defense of Transportation industry clients.