Firm Overview

For over 50 years, attorneys at Shea & McIntyre, P.C. have been helping clients throughout Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, San Mateo County, Alameda County, San Jose, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Morgan Hill, Fremont, and surrounding areas take care of their business law, corporate law, employment law, real estate law, lawsuits (litigation) and trial needs. At our firm, the best interests of our clients always come first.

You can bring your legal issues to our firm with full confidence. To discuss your legal needs with an experienced attorney, call us at 408.298.6611.

The Personalized Attention Your Case Deserves

Whether your case is large or small, simple or complex, we have the experience and skill you need on your side to ensure your interests are served.

Whether you need help with a business law issue, corporate counseling, employment law issue, civil lawsuit or trial, experienced attorneys John F. McIntyre Jr. and Marc L. Shea of Shea & McIntyre, P.C. are ready to go to battle for you. They aggressively pursue your rights and leave no stone unturned to make sure you get the outcome you deserve.

The Convenience You Desire

Shea & McIntyre, P.C. offers personalized customer service as well as skilled legal representation. We can make weekend and evening appointments and we accept all major credit cards. Our office is conveniently located at 2166 The Alameda in San Jose. We are accessible from all major freeways, and are located just two blocks off the 880 freeway (Highway 17).

You need an experienced lawyer. You need Shea & McIntyre, Attorneys at Law.

To speak with one of our experienced attorneys, contact us today.

Main Office

Main Office
2166 The Alameda
San Jose CA 95126


(408) 298-6611


(408) 275-0814


Shea & McIntyre's attorneys provide skilled representation in the following areas:

Contracts: all manner of contract law, from creating agreements, to protecting contract rights, whether suing for breach of contract or defending against such suits in civil courts; we do it all.

Corporate Law: all manner of corporate law, whether entity formation, documentation of business transactions, business disputes, prosecuting or defending against charges of officer or director negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, or other wrongs; we can help you.

Real estate: all manner of real estate law, whether creation of leases, contracts of sale, easements, or other rights; or representing your rights regarding charges of negligence, trespass, easements, construction defects, or breach of contract; we can help you protect your rights in real estate.


Shea & McIntyre's attorneys provide skilled representation in all areas of employment law:

Wrongful termination
Discrimination and harassment
Wage and hour disputes
Employment and severance agreements


Shea & McIntyre's attorneys provide skilled representation in Lawsuits and Civil Litigation:

We have a long history of successfully protecting our clients in a wide variety of civil lawsuits, especially in cases involving business issues (such as breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, trade secret or unfair competition); employment issues (such as discrimination, wage and hour disputes); real estate issues (such as breach of contract, negligence, fraud); and/or entity disputes (involving partnerships, corporations or limited liability companies). Contact us to discuss your concerns.

Marc L. Shea

Shea & McIntyre, P.C.

Marc L. Shea graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 1979. He was formerly associated with Law Offices of Lester G. Sachs, where he practiced general civil law, with an emphasis in mechanics lien law (1979-1982) and then as a partner with Popelka, Allard, McCowan & Jones ("PAMJ") and Popelka, Allard, McCowan & Bondonno ("PAMB") (1982 to 2006). Shea & McIntyre is the successor firm to PAMB.

During his legal career, Mr. Shea has represented businesses and individuals, providing general litigation services (in the state and federal courts) and legal counseling and transactional services, emphasizing business, real property, and estate matters. Mr. Shea has tried to judgment no fewer than 35 cases, including 9 jury trials. Reported cases where Mr. Shea represented the prevailing party have included:

Agam v. Gavra (2015) 236 Cal.App. 4th 91 (client wins partnership dispute; reported case affirms legal point regarding proof of damages [once reliance damages shown, the party in breach bears a burden of showing plaintiff would not have recouped reliance expenditures in the absence of a breach]);

State Department of Taxation v. Kawahara (2015) 131 Nev. Adv. Op., 351 P.3rd 756 (client recovers loan; reported case affirms legal point that an unrecorded mortgage lien has priority over subsequent recorded tax lien);

In re Paul Duncan Gillespie, Debtor (Bechtold v. Gillespie) (2014) 516 B.R. 586 (client's right to fees from bankrupt debtor recognized; reported case affirms legal point that a debtor who returns to fray of state court litigation is liable for creditor's post-petition costs of suit, including attorney's fees).

ATS v. Champion Fiberglass, Inc., USDC N.D. CA Case CV-13-02403 SI, 2013 WL 6086924, which is discussed in Jager, Trade Secret Law, at 5:8 [complaint stated action for misappropriation of trade secret by improper acquisition]).

Mr. Shea has been a member of the Santa Clara Bar Association since 1980. He has served on the Business Litigation Executive Committee, and was its chairman in 2007 and 2008, and co-chairman in 2009.

Mr. Shea has presented (or joined in the presentation of) seminars on a number of topics, including Santa Clara Bar Association programs titled, Alter Ego Liability for Trial and Business Lawyers, and Costs, Fees, and Statutory Offers.

Mr. Shea has held a Martindale and Hubbell AV rating (its highest rating) for many years.

Litigation Percentage:
70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:
California, 1979
U.S. Federal Court, 1979

University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, 1979 J.D.

University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, 1974 B.A.
Honors: With Honors

Honors and Awards:
AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell

John F. McIntyre, Jr.

Shea & McIntyre, P.C.

Areas of Practice:
Business and Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Construction Law
Employment Law Counseling and Litigation

Bar Admissions:
California, 1994
U.S. District Court Central District of California
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, 1994
Law Journal: Maritime Law Journal, Editor, 1993 1994
University of California, Irvine, California, 1990
Honors: Cum Laude
Major: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Santa Clara County Bar Association
State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section
San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce

Kevin Elliott

Shea & McIntyre, P.C.

Areas of Practice:
General Civil Litigation & Trials
Class Actions
Employment Litigation & Counseling
Business & Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Federal Court Litigation
Collections & Enforcement of Judgments

Bar Admissions:
California, 2011
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Santa Clara University, School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2010
University of California, Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Arts, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Member
State Bar of California, Labor & Employment Law Section, Member

Personal Information
Kevin Elliott joined Shea & McIntyre in 2009 after completing his second year of law school at
Santa Clara University, School of Law. After successfully earning his law degree and passing
the California Bar Exam he joined Shea & McIntyre as an associate attorney in 2011. Kevin's
practice focuses on civil litigation in both State and Federal Court. His work consists of
representing clients in a variety of business and commercial litigation matters from partnership
disputes to trade secret theft. Kevin also represents both employers and employees in cases
involving alleged unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, unlawful termination, harassment, retaliation,
and related claims. In addition, Kevin represents clients in judgment enforcement actions by
pursing collections through the use of levies and garnishments. Finally, Kevin is also
experienced in both defending and prosecuting Class Actions. Kevin's personal interests include
traveling with his wife and young daughter, snowboarding, paintball, and competing in large
organized gaming tournaments.

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