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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 Corporate

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 & 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 & Environmental

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 & 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 & 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.

Search Funds

We are well versed in the particular and growing arena of search funds. We have worked with searchers on their funds and our team works with search fund entrepreneurs on all phases of their businesses.

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.