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As counsel to our clients, our goal is to avoid litigation whenever possible. However, when litigation becomes unavoidable, Allen Matkins provides creative, results-oriented, resourceful and cost-effective problem-solving assistance.

Allen Matkins’ experience is comprehensive, and we are recognized nationwide for our expertise in handling complex business disputes, whether through alternative dispute resolution or litigation.

We provide litigation services in the following areas:


Super Lawyers magazine in 2015 recognized 56 Allen Matkins attorneysDavid H. Blackwell was named to the Top 100: 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers.

The 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America recognizes 32 Allen Matkins attorneys. Amy Wintersheimer Findley named San Diego Litigation-Labor & Employment "Lawyer of the Year." David L. Osias named San Diego Litigation-Bankruptcy "Lawyer of the Year." In addition to the individual acknowledgements, Allen Matkins received National Tier 1 Rankings in the 2016 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers' "Best Law Firms" for Environmental Law, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Labor & Employment and Real Estate Law.

Chambers USA 2015 has ranked Allen Matkins as the number one real estate law firm in California for the 14th consecutive year. Our Construction Group, Labor & Employment Group and Environmental Group were ranked again this year in California.

Benchmark: Plaintiff recognized Marshall C. Wallace as Local Litigation Star in California in 2013.

  • Their strategic approach to litigation - 'they know where the cases are going.' They win - they have prevailed in each and every case for us."
    - General Counsel, Real Estate Developer
  • They anticipate the right issues, are sensitive to our business needs and respond accordingly."
    - General Counsel, Oil Company
  • They provide high quality representation with a major concern for cost - they do not milk fees and they do not surprise us with large bills. Efficient and excellent service."
    - Vice President and Senior Counsel, International Hotel Chain


Moore Robert R

Robert R. Moore


San Francisco

(415) 273-7465
Anthony J. Oliva

Anthony J. Oliva


Los Angeles

(213) 955-5626