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Mr. Adams works at Mulcahy LLP, a boutique litigation firm that provides legal services to franchisors, manufacturers and other companies in the areas of antitrust, trademark, copyright, trade secret, unfair competition, and franchise and distribution law. As a seasoned litigator, Mr. Adams has the expertise and foresight to achieve his clients' business goals.

Mr. Adams' primary objective is to provide his clients with the highest quality legal services with a small firm touch to efficiently and cost-effectively aid them in achieving their business goals. Mr. Adams understand the relationship between litigation strategy and business needs to craft innovative solutions for hisclients.

Mr. Adams is committed to providing every client with industry-leading legal services along with the personal attention and efficiency only available from a boutique law firm like Mulcahy LLP.

Based in Orange County, California, Mr. Adams serves clients nationally.


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 35%
    11 years, 250 cases
  2. Franchising: 35%
    11 years, 100 cases
  3. Employment: 15%
    11 years, 15 cases
  4. Trademark: 10%
    11 years, 50 cases
  5. Antitrust: 5%
    11 years, 5 cases



Hourly ($350/hour)

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Contact info

Mulcahy LLP

4 Park Plz Ste 1230
Irvine, CA, 92614

Mulcahy LLP

4 Park Plaza, Ste. 1230
Irvine, CA, 92614



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EagleFranchise Times2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Legal EagleFranchise Times2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior AssociateMulcahy LLP2008 - Present
Certified Law StudentBusiness Development Clinic, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific2005 - 2005
AssociateHorton Oberrecht Kirkpatrick & Martha2005 - 2008
Certified Law StudentU.S. Attorney's Office, Sacramento, California2004 - 2005
StaffCalifornia State Capitol for Senator Bill Morrow2003 - 2004
StaffCalifornia State Capitol for Assemblyman Bob Pacheco2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Content Production Subcommittee of the California Franchise Law CommitteeChair2014 - Present
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Orange County chapter)Member2013 - Present
State Bar of California, Business Law SectionMember2013 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Business Litigation SectionMember2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaMember2013 - Present
State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Franchise Law CommitteeCase Reporter2013 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitMember2010 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaMember2007 - Present
McGeorge Alumni AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2005 - Present
University of California, San Diego Alumni AssociationMember2002 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoMember2005 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Tailored Living, LLC v. PremierGarage Holdings, LLCDismissed
Budget Blinds, Inc. v. Paschal, et al.Judgment in favor of client
Tomcat Consulting, LLC v. Play N Trade Franchise, Inc.Dismissal in favor of client
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Salzburg University, Salzburg AustriaLawCertificate in International Studies2004
University of California - San DiegoPolitical ScienceOther - Bachelors2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Franchise Law Committee Meeting – October 2014Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC2014
Franchise Law Committee Meeting - December 2014Using The Doctrine Of Direct Benefits Estoppel To Enforce An Arbitration Agreement Against A Non-Signatory To A Franchise Agreement2014
Case Report – November 2014Frango Grille USA, Inc. v. Pepe’s Franchising Ltd.2014