Whether you are faced with a lawsuit or plan to file one, you need top-tier advocates on your side. Rushing McCarl LLP represents plaintiffs and defendants at trial and on appeal in disputes involving contracts, partnerships, fraud, shareholder oppression, trade secrets, defamation, employment law, and entertainment law. We go toe-to-toe with Am Law 100 firms and win while holding ourselves to the highest standards of quality. John Rushing is an elite trial attorney who captivates juries with powerful storytelling, and Ryan McCarl is a sought-after expert in legal writing and strategy.

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Whether you are faced with a lawsuit or have to file one, you need top-tier advocates on your side. We have represented clients at trial and on appeal in a disputes related to contracts, partnerships, fraud allegations, defamation, and other issues. Rushing McCarl provides elite representation for both plaintiffs and defendants. We go toe-to-toe with Am Law 100 firms and win.

Founding partner Ryan McCarl's expertise in AI and experience running a technology startup gives the firm's clients a strategic advantage in trade secrets cases and other disputes involving software. If you need a lawyer who understands code, call us.

All business owners, startup founders, and other creators need to protect what they have built. Rushing McCarl can help you safeguard your intellectual property, reduce the risk of costly disputes, and defend yourself against IP lawsuits and cease-and-desist letters.

Rushing McCarl helps businesses defend themselves in employee lawsuits relating to discrimination, wages, and other matters. We also help businesses proactively manage their litigation risk by drafting employment contracts that clearly set forth each side’s rights and responsibilities.

We help businesses defend themselves against employment disputes and proactively manage their litigation risks.

Rushing McCarl represents parties in commercial lease disputes and property sales. We also negotiate and draft leases that help prevent disputes from arising in the first place.

If you own property, we can help you comply with regulations and establish clear relationships with your tenants. If you are a tenant who has been taken advantage of, we can help you resolve the situation through negotiation or litigation.

Rushing McCarl understands the pressures that business owners and in-house counsel face. Our lawyers have experience building businesses from the ground up, and that experience informs the solutions we provide. Ryan McCarl is a legal writing professor, and we believe in writing contracts that are clear, readable, and tailored to your needs. We can protect your assets, make deals, and prevent disputes so that you can focus on what matters: satisfying your customers and growing your business.

California provides the country's most robust consumer protection, privacy, and unfair competition laws. At the same time, this legal environment forces businesses to navigate a confusing thicket of laws and regulations.

Rushing McCarl represents both plaintiffs and defendants in consumer rights and unfair competition cases. This gives us a unique perspective on consumer protection laws and helps us litigate creatively and press for a favorable resolution for our clients.

Rushing McCarl's partners are both startup founders, and we understand the legal and practical challenges new business owners face. We can help you navigate regulatory complexity, avoid legal tripwires, and structure your business in a way that protects your assets and gives you the flexibility you need to grow.

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