Murphy Rosen LLP

Murphy Rosen LLP

Founded in 2003, Murphy Rosen specializes in business and commercial litigation representing a diverse set of clients from Fortune 500 companies to sole proprietorships.

Firm Overview

With more than 15 years of success, what distinguishes Murphy Rosen from other business and civil litigation firms is our ability to effectively and efficiently try cases with an unyielding focus on your goals. Murphy Rosen is committed to the view that the right litigation strategy can be implemented only after the bottom-line needs of the client are fully understood. We take the time to get to know you and your business. Whatever you're fighting for, we're ready to join your team and help you move forward.

We've won cases for businesses of every size. Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to startups, partnerships, sole proprietors, business executives, entrepreneurs and entertainers. We represent clients throughout California, nationwide and internationally. These clients all have one thing in common: the need for experienced trial lawyers who will understand and achieve their goals. Litigation is our business, not yours. We're here to solve your disputes, so you can get back to growing your company or career.

Main Office

Main Office
100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1300
Santa Monica CA 90401

Phone

(310) 899-3300

Fax

(310) 399-7201

Fees

Office Information

Office Hours

8:30am - 5:30pm

Business

Employment

Intellectual Property

Paul D. Murphy

Murphy Rosen LLP

Paul is a founding member of the firm. Paul's practice focuses primarily on complex business litigation. He was recently named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California by Los Angeles Magazine, has the highest AV rating in Martindale Hubbell, and is regularly listed in various publications as one of the top attorneys in his field.
Paul is licensed to practice law in the states of California and New York, and has litigated and tried cases in state and federal courts across the country on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. He has also represented clients in various congressional investigations and has defended witnesses in testimony before Congress.

Paul's experience includes litigating matters involving: breach of contract; breach of fiduciary duty and other business torts; corporate and partnership disputes; real estate transactions; professional malpractice; theft of trade secrets; entertainment financing; and copyright and trademark infringement. Paul also represents foreign clients in litigation in the United States, including clients from Great Britain, the Netherlands, China and Taiwan.

Paul also has extensive experience in filing anti-SLAPP motions, a vehicle by which we get cases against our clients thrown out at the pleading stage, with our clients recovering their attorneys' fees. Over his career, Paul has filed and defended dozens of anti-SLAPP motions, losing just one. In part due to Paul's work in this area, Murphy Rosen was recently honored as Best for Anti-SLAPP Motions by Legal Elite.

Education

University of California, Santa Barbara
BA - Bachelor of Arts, 1988

University of Southern California Law School
JD - Juris Doctor, 1991

David E. Rosen

Murphy Rosen LLP

David's practice focuses on complex business and commercial litigation.

David represents both plaintiffs and defendants, and has tried cases in state and federal courts, and before various arbitration tribunals. David's litigation experience reaches a broad range of issues, including corporate and partnership disputes, breach of contract, fraud, real property disputes, intellectual property rights, and other business torts. David has tried cases arising from disputes over entertainment financing, mergers and acquisitions, breach of fiduciary duties, real estate transactions, and probate. In addition to his trial practice, David has handled numerous state and federal appeals. He also testified as an expert witness on the issue of the reasonableness of attorney's fees in business litigation. Each year since 2006, David has been named a Southern California "Super Lawyer" by Los Angeles Magazine.

Education

University of Southern California Law School
JD - Juris Doctor, 1991

University of California, Los Angeles
BA - Bachelor of Arts, 1988