5 Park Plaza, Suite 1750
Irvine, CA 92614-3508
The Irvine office is located in Orange County and focuses principally on labor and employment litigation and counseling, complex commercial litigation, and real estate transactions.
Our Labor and Employment lawyers handle employment litigation and counseling for clients in a wide range of industries, including the financial services, retail, technology, and entertainment industries. We defend employers in litigation involving issues of FLSA/wage and hour law; employment discrimination; wrongful termination; workplace harassment; trade secrets and restrictive covenants; and other employment-related claims brought in federal, state, and administrative forums. Our work also includes counseling on the full range of workplace law issues, including employment policies and agreements, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance, workforce change counseling, and workplace training and education. Our Labor and Employment team provides companies with the advice and counsel they need to manage California's complex legal, compliance, and human resources challenges.
Our Litigation lawyers handle complex business litigation and trials in a wide range of subject areas. Our work includes defending public companies and officers and directors in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation, defending corporations and individuals in regulatory and enforcement proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory agencies, representing special board committees and audit committees in internal investigations, defending clients in professional liability cases against lawyers and accountants, and representing clients in antitrust and trade practices litigation.
Our Business and Finance lawyers represent public and private companies and investors in a broad range of business transactions across all industry sectors. Our Mergers and Acquisitions lawyers advise purchasers, sellers, and sponsors in matters ranging from emerging business and private equity transactions to large public company deals. Our Securities Practice includes most capital markets transactions, including IPOs and other public offerings, PIPEs, registered direct offerings, venture capital financings, and other debt and equity private placements. Our Securities lawyers also provide counseling on SEC, NYSE, and NASDAQ compliance and on corporate governance matters. Our lawyers represent clients in all aspects of a company's life cycle-from formation, financing, partnering, licensing, and collaborations to executive compensation, employment and tax matters, intellectual property protection, and international expansion.
In addition, our Irvine office also assists clients with real estate and related matters, including finance, workouts, land use, development, corporate real estate, acquisitions, sales, leasing, joint ventures, and redevelopment. Drawing upon the extraordinary resources of one of the nation's largest law firms, our Irvine office exemplifies the commitment to excellence and client service that has been the hallmark of Morgan Lewis since 1873.