From litigation to land use regulations, administrative hearings to contract law, we are the premier San Francisco firm to effectively address your legal needs and efficiently solve your legal problems.

With decades of experience in the construction industry, we advise and counsel property owners, contractors, and developers in planning their projects, avoiding litigation, and resolving disputes, while aggressively representing their interests in court.

General Counsel Services

Providing on-demand counsel and advice on all types of everyday business issues–from contract review to corporate governance–to companies and foreign entities without an in-house legal staff.

Government and Municipal

Founded by two deputy city attorneys, Moscone Emblidge & Rubens is now one of the leading law firms in California for public entities needing outside counsel for difficult legal issues.

Intellectual Property

Leveraging our decades of experience to protect your most valuable and precious assets: Your trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, and patents.


Our team of seasoned litigators and trial lawyers represents international corporations, local businesses, and individual officers and entrepreneurs in contract, fiduciary duty, fraud, partnership, trade secret, and virtually all other types of civil litigation and disputes, whether in court, at arbitration, or on appeal.

Land Use, Real Property and Environmental Law

Our extensive background in land use matters allows us to serve as litigators and advisors to clients involved in complicated real estate transactions, lengthy CEQA and environmental disputes, and zoning and entitlement issues.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Our approach: Close personal attention, efficient deal staffing, and an emphasis in helping first-time sellers understand and manage the M&A process from pre-diligence through closing.

Public Affairs and Regulatory

We draw on our deep Bay Area roots to help our clients untangle the red tape involved with government contracts and permits, and guide them through complicated disputes with local municipalities and regulatory agencies.

Startup Counseling

From foundational documents to equity negotiations and expansion plans, let us focus on the tedious details so your dream business can take off.