Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP
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44 Montgomery Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, California
(San Francisco Co.)
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About this office:
Founded in 1948, by three highly respected San Francisco attorneys, Jack Dale Burdick, Francis Carroll and Richard McDonough, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP has enjoyed over 63 years of a stellar reputation for providing legal excellence, creativity, intellectual aggressiveness, and client confidence.
As a preeminent litigation and business law firm working internationally, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough is a leader in global litigation management. The firm has over 80 attorneys on three continents, speaking more than 12 languages including German, English, Mandarin Chinese, French, Latvian, Romanian, Russian and Spanish with over 20 percent of the firm's attorneys having legal educations in two or more countries. This unparalleled experience provides the cultural insights necessary for effectively working with international clients to meet their business goals and has made Carroll, Burdick & McDonough an international leader.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Appellate; Class Action & Complex Litigation Defense; Commercial & Business Litigation; Construction Litigation; Consumer Litigation Defense; Corporate, Finance & Commercial Law; Emerging Companies & Venture Capital; Employment Litigation; Financial Institution Practice; German Practice; Insurance Coverage; Intellectual Property; International Business; Mass Tort Litigation; Media & Entertainment Law; Mergers & Acquisitions; Patent and Intellectual Property Litigation; Products Liability; Public Sector Labor Law; Real Estate; Renewable Energy; Technology.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
The Hierarchy of Precedent
Laurie Hepler, August 5, 2014
California has a huge judicial system, with six appellate districts in addition to our Supreme Court. Persuasive appellate briefs argue from the highest level of authority available, and work down.
The Brown Court
Laurie Hepler, July 8, 2014
The talk of the California appellate world is the announcement that Justice Marvin Baxter will retire from the California Supreme Court in January. Coming right after the recent retirement of Justice Joyce Kennard, this gives Governor Brown his second and third high-court appointments in quick...
A Brief I Can’t Put Down
Laurie Hepler, May 21, 2014
A California appellate justice recently told me, “I’ve never read a brief I can’t put down.” He was not being snarky. He strongly believed it was possible to write a page-turner of a legal brief, and dreamed of the day when he would read one.
REPRESENTATIVE CORPORATE CLIENTS: Actuant Corp; ADT Security Services; Allianz Insurance Co.; American Ecology Corporation; American Standard Companies, Inc.; American Tower Corp.; Atlas Copco North America; Audi NSU Auto Union A.G.; Bay Alarm Company; BMW AG; BMW of North America, LLC; Brinks, Inc.; California Federal Bank; California Integrated Waste Management Board; Chevron Products Company; Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company; The Church Ins. Cos.; CNA Insurance Cos.; The Coleman Co.; CS First Boston Corp.; CTF Hotels & Resorts, Inc.; DaimlerChrysler AG; DaimlerChrysler Corporation; El Dorado Irrigation District; Dreamweavers; Federated Insurance Co.; First Nationwide Bank; Fuji America, Inc.; Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.; Genie Industries, Inc.; Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd.; Government of Latvia; Great American Insurance Companies; Greater Bay Bancorp; Honeywell Corp.; Hot Credit.Com; Hot Studios; Intamin Ltd.; Kelley Company; Kvaerner Metals; Land Rover North America, Inc.; Lenscrafters Inc.; Lincoln National Insurance Co.; Maryland Casualty Ins. Co.; McLaughlin Piven Vogel Securities, Inc.; Mercedes-Benz U.S. Int'l. Inc.; Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC; Merida Industry Company Ltd.; Mitsubishi Motor Sales of America, Inc.; National American Insurance Co. (N.A.I.C.C.); National Hotel Management, Inc.; Network Solutions, Inc.; NexTera Enterprises; NMB USA; Nissan North America, Inc.; North American Mortgage Company; Northbrook Ins. Co.; Northern Insurance Company of New York; Northern Telecom, Inc.; Obayashi Corporation; Oceanic Bank; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Pilot Corp. of America; Porsche Cars North America, Inc.; Powerscan International Distributors, Ltd.; The Raymond Corp.; RBC Computers; Royal Insurance Companies; The Ryland Group, Inc.; Sebastiani Vineyards; Security Capital Group, Inc.; SecurityLink from Ameritech; Simon Martin-Veque Winkelstein Moris; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Sterling Bank & Trust; Sterling Pacific Assets; Stihl Inc.; Summit Bank; Technical Sourcing International; Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc.; US Dentek Corporation; VeriSign Inc; Volkswagen A.G.; Volkswagen of America, Inc.; Volvo Cars of North America, LLC; Volvo Penta of the Americas, Inc.; Washington Mutual, Inc.; Wells Fargo Bank; Westinghouse Electric Corp.; Xycom Inc.; Zurich-America Insurance Co.
REPRESENTATIVE PUBLIC EMPLOYEE CLIENTS: California Attorneys, Administrative Law Judges and Hearing Officers in State Employment (CASE); California Correctional Peace Officers Association; California Union of Safety Employees (CAUSE); CDF Firefighters; Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriff's Association; Organization of SMUD Employees; Public Employees Union, Local 1; Stockton Firefighters.
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Languages: Spanish, French, German, Latvian, Romanian, Russian, Portuguese, Mandarin and Cantonese.