Leading Business Law Firm Pahl & McCay Opens Los Angeles Office

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pahl & McCay, a leading business law firm based in San Jose, California, is pleased to announce the opening of its Los Angeles office. Pahl & McCay is a full-service corporate, business and litigation law firm, combining its dedication to client service with its philosophy of developing close, supportive relationships with clients to make a unique, professional law firm.

Pahl & McCay's Los Angeles office is located at 6500 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1700, Los Angeles, CA 90048 and can be reached by calling (323) 276-3800 or by visiting the website at www.pahl-mccay.com.

"The firm has grown significantly over the past few years and our Los Angeles office is a tremendous asset to our clients," said Pahl & McCay Managing Partner Karen McCay. "The depth of our legal talent both in Los Angeles and San Jose means our best and brightest are brought to each matter. We look forward to growth and expansion in the Los Angeles area."

Stephen Pahl, the firm's Senior Partner notes that while the firm is small enough to establish and maintain personal relationships with its clients, it is also large enough to handle the most complex legal issues in the areas of real estate and commercial finance. "We look forward to working with our current clients in Southern California as well as establishing new relationships in this market."

Real Estate

When counseling real estate clients Pahl & McCay works through each and every phase of their real estate holdings from assisting clients in the acquisition of property, whether by purchase or exchange, to entitlements, financings, construction, lease-up, general on-going operational issues, including evictions, and, finally, through final divestiture of the property.

The firm's attorneys, lead in the Los Angeles office by Christopher Bernabe, have extensive knowledge in brokerage relations, purchase and sale agreements, financing, equity sharing arrangements, development, entitlements, construction, commercial and residential leases, rent control, landlord tenant relations and property management for both commercial and residential properties.

The firm has expertise in the field of affordable housing within its multi-family housing practice, providing operational and regulatory guidance to for-profit and non-profit owners and operators of tax credit and subsidized housing, including the inter-relationship of federal, state and local programs.


Clients trust Pahl & McCay's banking lawyers to take a practical, business-oriented approach to achieving their objectives. Pahl & McCay lawyers have a sophisticated understanding of the expectations and requirements of both sides to a financing transaction and provide counsel tailored to each client's needs. The firm represents clients in a wide variety of financings, including:

  • Asset-based loans
  • Bridge loans
  • Cash flow loans
  • Cross-border financings
  • Investment grade loans
  • Leveraged financings
  • Multi-currency financings
  • Secured loans
  • Syndicated loans
  • Working capital facilities

Labor and Employment Law

Representing a broad spectrum of businesses in both employment and labor law issues, Pahl & McCay provides a full range of effective legal solutions for employers. Through effective preventative strategies and strong advocacy, we can swiftly and effectively resolve labor and employment disputes, keep them below the public radar, and help address human resources issues. We also specialize in:

  • Developing strategies to reduce the risks of employment litigation
  • Defending against claims of wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, breach of employment contract, and other employment-related disputes both in court and before administrative tribunals
  • Advising on workplace legal compliance
  • Representing clients in their union relationships, including negotiating collective bargaining agreements
  • Designing systems and policies to support human resources personnel and management

About Pahl & McCay

Our clients range from individuals and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. While our clients' businesses vary significantly, they all share one thing in common – they rely on Pahl & McCay's expertise in the following areas: Real Estate Law, Labor and Employment Law, Business and Commercial Litigation, Commercial Banking and Financial Institutions Law, Corporate Formation and General Counsel for Closely Held Businesses.

For more information, please call 408.286.5100 or visit our website at www.pahl-mccay.com.

SOURCE Pahl & McCay