Murphy Cooke LLP is a boutique litigation law practice based in Silicon Valley and Santa Monica, California with expertise in government investigations and complex litigation. Our attorneys have deep government experience. Patrick Murphy and Christopher Cooke have each served as Branch Chief in the Enforcement Division of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The combined experience and skill of Murphy Cooke LLP provides unmatched small firm representation for individuals and companies facing the S.E.C. and other government regulatory investigations, independent internal investigations, and high-stakes white-collar and securities litigation.
Complementing Murphy Cooke LLP’s expertise in handling the gamut of regulatory, litigation and counseling issues under the federal securities laws, is the firm’s diverse and active docket of civil litigation, including shareholder class actions and derivative actions, trade secret disputes, breach of contract actions and bankruptcy matters. Partner Steven Ruth helps anchor the Litigation Practice with decades of federal and state litigation experience.
Kathryn Coburn leads the Health Law and Technology Practice, helping clients to securely move and protect their data, focusing on regulatory compliance, electronic evidence matters, information security, privacy and technology transactions.
The mission of Murphy Cooke LLP is to provide our clients with superior legal representation along with the flexibility and partner-level dedication of a smaller practice. While MC lawyers spare no effort to achieve unparalleled legal results in each and every representation, we are as equally dedicated to working creatively and efficiently with our clients to provide a level of personal service, and pricing, not found in a larger firm setting.
To experience the Murphy Cooke LLP difference, contact us for a free consultation.
OUR LEGAL TEAM
Steven R. Ruth
Steven Ruth has practiced law for over twenty-five years, working in both Southern and Northern California. He has also handled cases in the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Nevada.