San Francisco, CA:

Payne & Fears LLP

Payne & Fears LLP
  • San Francisco, CA
  • One Post Street, Suite 1000, San Francisco, CA 94104
  • Big Firm Experience, Personalized Service
  • Peer Reviews 4.9/5.0 27 Reviews
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About our San Francisco, CA office

Payne & Fears LLP is a regional law firm with four offices in California and Nevada with a client roster of Fortune 500 corporations, fast-growth small businesses and non profit organizations. Blue chip clients turn to Payne & Fears for its personalized service, efficiency and responsiveness.

Payne & Fears attorneys have a reputation for integrity, legal excellence, practical business experience and top academic credentials. Our attorneys are experienced at managing sophisticated, high stakes matters, and most have had large firm experience. We are experienced trial attorneys who have the expertise and track record to take a matter to trial when appropriate. While every case is different, our record of success for our clients in contested proceedings is exceptionally high.

Payne & Fears works with our clients to resolve difficult legal and business problems with a common sense, practical and cost-effective approach. When complex problems demand concentrated resources and higher costs, we work with our clients to budget and monitor these costs. We have a history of delivering exceptional legal services while successfully managing costs.

Payne & Fears attorneys and staff share a commitment to delivering high-quality, prompt and efficient legal services to our clients and a dedication to our community.

Office Details

Contact Information:
415-398-7860  Phone
415-398-7863  Fax
[email protected]  Email
Mailing Address:
One Post Street, Suite 1000, San Francisco, CA 94104
Office Size:
Year Established:
Italian, Portuguese, Rarotongan and Spanish.
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Clients
    REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: 7-Eleven, Inc.; American Golf Corp.; American Suzuki Motor Corporation; Amerisave Mortgage Co.; Amvac Chemical; ARV Assisted Living, Inc.; Bank of America; Beckman Coulter; Biltmore Hotels & Suites; Brown-Foreman Corp.; California Bank & Trust; Cemex; Coast Plaza Doctors Hospital; Conexant; Corinthian Colleges; Del Webb, Inc.; Detroit Diesel Corp.; Dynamic Details, Inc.; Edwards Lifesciences; Goodrich Corporation; Google; Greystone Homes, Inc.; Hilton Hotels Corporation; Hoag Hospital; Hospital Corporation of America; Invensys Corp.; Irvine Ranch Water District; ITT Industries; Kimberly-Clark Corp.; L-3 Communications Corp.; Lennar Corporation; LG&E Energy Corp.; Los Angeles Times; M.D.C. Holdings, Inc.; Memorial Health Services; Olive Crest Treatment Centers, Inc.; Parsons Corp.; Penske Corp.; Pulte Home Corporation; Republic Services, Inc.; Richmond American Homes; Rockwell Automation; SAFECO Insurance Co.; Safeway, Inc.; SC Fuels; Screen Actors Guild-Producers Pension and Health Plans; Shimano American Corporation; St. James Anglican Church; St. John Knits; Standard Textile Co., Inc.; Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide; Temple-Inland, Inc.; The Boeing Company; The Olson Company; The Vons Companies; Toshiba America Business Solutions; Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.; Trendwest Resorts, Inc.; Tribune Company; True Beginnings; U.S. Bancorp; U.S. Foodservice; U.S. Home Corp.; Vintage Communities, Inc.; Warmington Homes; Western National Properties; William Lyon Homes; Zions First National Bank.
    Partnership Information:

    A Limited Liability Partnership

    Office Hours:
    08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

    Areas of Practice (33)

    Specific Areas of Practice for our San Francisco office:

    • Labor And Employment
    • Employment Law
    • Wrongful Termination
    • Civil Rights
    • Discrimination
    • Trade Secrets
    • Unfair Competition Disputes
    • Management
    • Union Relations
    • Wage And Hour Law
    • Advising Employers Regarding Personnel Issues
    • Business Litigation
    • Real Property
    • Contracts
    • Construction Law
    • Insurance Coverage
    • Construction Defects
    • Product Liability
    • Business Torts
    • Corporate Law
    • Fiduciary Relations Disputes
    • Business Transactions
    • Mergers And Acquisitions
    • Technology Licensing
    • Distribution
    • Sales Arrangements
    • Entity Formation
    • Joint Ventures
    • Real Estate Acquisitions
    • Leasing
    • Commercial Transactions
    • Review Of Insurance Coverage Issues
    • Insurance Coverage Litigation On Behalf Of Insured

    People (2)

    • Rodney B. Sorensen
    • Partner, Employment Law Group
    • Labor and Employment, Confidentiality Agreements, Covenants Not To Compete...
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    • Leila Narvid
    • Partner
    • Civil Litigation, Labor and Employment, Trade Secrets, Trade Secret Misappropriation...
    • Peer Reviews
      No Reviews
    • Client Reviews
      No Reviews

    Peer Reviews

    • 4.9/5.0 27 reviews
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    Our Commitment To Diversity

    Since its founding in 1992, Payne & Fears LLP has had an ongoing commitment to people of all backgrounds and to the principle of fair employment practices. As Payne & Fears LLP has grown and expanded throughout California and Nevada, the firm's workforce has become more diverse and we have expanded our efforts to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.

    Payne & Fears LLP recognizes the value of different experiences, perspectives and cultures and is committed to developing the talents of each individual member of the firm. Payne & Fears LLP believes that a well-managed, diverse workforce expands the firm's base of knowledge, skills and cross-cultural understanding, which in turn enables us to understand, relate and respond to our diverse and changing client base.

    To learn more about Payne & Fears LLP’s commitment to diversity, please contact Tom Vincent, Chair of the Diversity Committee.


    San Francisco, California

    • San Francisco, CA
      One Post Street, Suite 1000
      San Francisco, CA 94104

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