Law Offices of Patrick McCarthy

           Park Plaza, Suite 200     4695 Chabot Drive       Pleasanton CA 94588

Effective, Efficient Legal Services

Our firm is committed to providing effective and efficient legal services at competitive rates to the businesses and professions of California, including health care professionals, private businesses, construction firms, insurance companies, and public entities.

Our firm is Peer Review Rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubble, indicating the highest level of expertise, experience, and integrity.

We have extensive experience in complex civil litigation and trial work, including business transactions, professional liability, intellectual property, construction defect defense, personal injury, real estate, medical malpractice defense, dental malpractice defense, and representation at State Board disciplinary actions. Our professional clients often engage our services for other aspects of their business practices, such as consultation related to buying or selling a practice, incorporation, employment law, wrongful termination defense, and sexual harassment defense. We are also qualified to provide independent counsel services ("Cumis counsel") under Section 2860 of the Civil Code.

Mr. McCarthy also applies his expertise in the health care field to consultations regarding franchise law and Knox-Keene compliance.  California’s complex statutory and regulatory scheme necessitates a careful approach to conformity with the legal requirements relating to prohibitions upon the corporate practice of medicine.

Our firm also has extensive experience as Local Counsel for Northern California District Court actions.

The Law Offices of Patrick McCarthy also offer mediation and arbitration services. Our offices are conveniently located in Pleasanton, California. This central location facilitates court appearances in Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Sonoma, and Solano counties. We have represented clients in cases from Eureka to Los Angeles.

Our practice is dedicated to giving each client personally focused attention from highly qualified senior counsel, while utilizing professional trained staff to achieve maximum quality in an efficient manner. Our firm enjoys the highest reputation among the professional community, enabling us to consult with uniquely qualified experts as appropriate. Our extensive experience with professionals and with juries allows us to evaluate liability and risk at the early stages of a dispute or litigation. This incisive approach can help avoid protracted litigation where possible, or expeditiously prepare the best defense available.