The business world abounds with stories of revolutionary new products developed by friends tinkering in a garage or a mom-and-pop shop turning into a successful franchise. Whether small or large, successful ventures rely on business-savvy lawyers as part of their essential teams to build their futures.
Employees are a company’s greatest asset and often their biggest challenge. Navigating work-from-home and hybrid workplaces; staying on top of ever-evolving local, state and federal employment regulations; and creating environments that cultivate your talent requires vigilance and empathy.
From individual artists to multi-national companies, from closely held family-owned businesses to fast-moving high-tech ventures, protecting clients’ intellectual capital is fundamental to success. Whether establishing a distinctive market position, safeguarding a customer list or well-guarded recipe, or documenting proprietary business processes, these (often) intangible assets require vigilant protection.
Built on a long history as a litigation law firm, the attorneys and litigation support team at Murphy Pearson regularly help clients navigate complex legal systems for resolving disputes. Whether a two-party, business lawsuit in a local court or complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation, our approach pairs experienced lead lawyers with a team that includes the right mix of expertise and support to efficiently and effectively represent your interests.
Businesses face increasingly sophisticated cyber threats and aggressive regulatory enforcement. Companies of all sizes and types are impacted by security lapses, digital security compromises and data breaches. Ransomware, malware, spyware and denials of service can bring a business to its knees and erode trust with customers. When an incident occurs, we’re ready to help you respond to the legal ramifications and ensure proper insurance recovery, when applicable, as painlessly as possible.
Murphy Pearson has a long history and national reputation for successfully defending professionals from a broad range of disciplines. Whether brought into a matter through a liability insurance carrier or directly by the professional, we have successfully defended clients involved in malpractice, disciplinary, and business disputes unique to their fields and provide incisive risk management advice to help prevent and manage potential disputes.
As federal tax codes become increasingly complex, businesses and individuals must be that much more diligent in ensuring their compliance. Whether related to planning or resolving tax controversies, our approach emphasizes timely analysis of tax issues and modeling of various options to provide our clients with critical information to ease decision-making and make choices clearer.
Preserving wealth for children and grandchildren, gifting donations to your favorite causes, identifying recipients of prized personal property, ensuring business continuity and succession planning – a well-designed estate plan will make certain your legacy will be distributed, honored and protected. When disputes arise, our attorneys bring a combination of empathy and strategy to protecting clients’ interests.
White Collar investigations into suspected illegal corporate activity, whether initiated as an internal investigation or at the behest of a government or regulatory body, are “high-stakes” by their very nature. Individual and corporate reputations, stakeholder trust, and ongoing business viability all rest on an adept response.