4 Embarcadero Center #1400
San Francisco, California 94111
Firm: O'Rielly & Roche LLP
O’Rielly & Roche is a boutique law firm that works specifically with attorneys and law firms in California in connection with partner departures and ethics issues. The Firm’s practice is focused on the unique issues our clients face. These issues require counsel with a practical perspective that comes only from experience representing similarly situated parties, well versed in the issues, discreet with the sensitive information at hand, and equipped to fight should the need arise.
Mr. O’Rielly represents partners departing a partnership and law firms managing partner departure issues, providing counsel at every stage of the partner departure process.
Counsels departing partners on the contractual, legal, and ethical obligations to firm partnerships and to clients, including analyzing financial rights and obligations, attorney ethics rules and requirements, and practical realities of client transition, leading to a partner transition plan that validates partners’ rights and confirms obligations.
Represents law firms in partner or group departures, regarding enforcing partners’ contractual obligations, enforcing restrictions on client or employee solicitation, and protecting the firm’s client relationships and intellectual property. He also represents law firms in acquiring lateral partners, including identifying and resolving potential conflicts of interest and similar issues.
Amy E. Goodblatt
Thomas A. Roman
Richard S. Lawson