Practice Areas

MVPF attorneys provide consultation and litigation services in California and Nevada across many areas of the law. Our collaborative approach, years of experience, and individual attention to each matter serves our clients in the following areas:

Transportation & Logistics

MVPF attorneys represent national trucking firms, intermodal transportation companies and international logistics corporations in civil litigation matters arising from the complex and varied businesses our clients run in these industries. Our services include handling catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims, and providing rapid response accident investigation.

Retail Defense

We have a team that focuses its efforts on the defense of our retail clients in the fields of grocery, hotels, and restaurants. Due to our years of experience, we understand our retail clients’ need to minimize disruption to their businesses during litigation, the unique scheduling demands in these industries and the public visibility that these matters can bring.

Employment Law

We provide consultation and defense services to local and national employers in employment-related claims arising under federal and state law, including those arising under California law in the areas of Wage and Hour, sexual harassment, wrongful termination. We also defend employers against both California Labor Code Section 132(a) Discrimination claims, and claims of Serious & Willful misconduct, before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.

Habitability & Premises Liability

MVPF provides consultation and defense services to property owners and carriers in habitability and premises liability claims throughout California.

Public Entities

We represent municipalities and school districts in high-stakes civil litigation matters.


We represent employers and insurers before the California State and Federal courts seeking the recovery of workers’ compensation benefits through subrogation.

Personal Injury

We bring our proactive litigation approach to the defense and prosecution of civil litigation matters, including catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases.