Services

Our law firm offers a broad range of legal services. The firm has responded to numerous significant challenges for corporations and individuals alike. The firm has managed and led the legal function in close cooperation with business leaders related to protection and enforcement strategies, providing excellent results and inspiring confidence in managing risk and issue escalation, allocating resources, and making key decisions. We have been responsible for assisting clients to achieve their transaction and litigation goals for many years. We have experience in litigation in state and federal court, including arbitration, mediation, and trial. Our firm's representation has covered complex and challenging transaction and litigation matters in the firm's practice areas, including business and corporate law, environmental law, international business, real estate law, intellectual property law: copyright, trademark, and patent, insurance law: insurance coverage and bad faith, criminal defense, and legal consulting.


The firm's principal, W. Patrick McPhilamy, III, is an experienced attorney with a demonstrated history of working in the legal profession. He has been in practice for over 24 years as the law firm's principal attorney, and has several years' experience abroad. He is skilled in international law; trials, arbitrations, and mediations; research and writing; and corporate and organizational governance. In addition to his legal practice, McPhilamy has substantial experience in corporate and organizational governance, serving on the board of directors of several organizations in the U.S. and abroad. He is also active in number of nongovernmental and charitable organizations.


McPhilamy is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb). He was educated in the U.S., U.K., and Europe: University of Cambridge, Master of Law (LL.M.), California Western School of Law, Juris Doctor (J.D.), and Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), in Business Administration and Management. He also has a Diploma, Institute on International and Comparative Law in London, England, from the San Diego School of Law, and he has studied law at the University of Oxford, Summer Study Abroad Program. He has also studied languages in Italy and France, and has working proficiency in Italian and elementary level Mandarin Chinese.