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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Takeaways From a Recent Pro Bono Malpractice Complaint

Busy partners who are under pressure to spend their time on billable work may underestimate the risk and exposure of staffing inexperienced associates on pro bono cases without closely supervising their work. Murphy Pearson attorneys Jason Fellner and Kevin Cardona share insights into this topic in an October 9, 2019 Expert Opinion article published by The Recorder entitled “No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Takeaways From a Recent Pro Bono Malpractice Claim.”

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Client Alert – SCOTUS Issues Big Decision for California Employers in Viking Cruises case on Arbitration of Employee Claims

By: Senior Counsel I. Hooshie Broomand and Associate Collin Chandler Employers throughout California won a significant battle to protect their interests against the onslaught of cases involving California’s Private Attorney General Act (PAGA”) this week after the United State Superior Court handed down its opinion in the case of...

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2022 Director Elevations

Murphy Pearson is pleased to announce the elevation of Thomas F. Mazzucco, Christopher R. Ulrich and Joseph S. Leveroni to the positions of Directors. All three newly appointed directors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the firm. Serving a wide range of practices, they have each forged...

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Expertise, Diversity & Growth Define Firm’s Seattle Office

Long before Zoom, virtual backgrounds and home offices, Murphy Pearson (MPBF) attorney Nick Larson needed to relocate from San Francisco and work remotely from Washington state. MPBF agreed to this arrangement on a trial basis. Nearly a decade later it is clear that this arrangement did not simply function,...

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