Klinedinst Announces Promotion of Three California Attorneys

Klinedinst PC announces three California attorneys have been promoted. David M. Majchrzak and Brian P. Murphy are the firm’s newest Senior Counsel, and Michael W. Carruth has been named Counsel by the business law firm.

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – Klinedinst PC is very pleased to announce the promotion of three of its California attorneys. David Majchrzak and Brian Murphy have been elevated to Senior Counsel, and Michael Carruth has been named Counsel.

“We are very proud to recognize the diligent efforts and achievements of our newest Senior Counsel and Counsel members,” saidJohn Klinedinst, Chief Executive Officer and Founder. “They are committed to their clients and continue to contribute significantly to the firm and community, while providing excellent legal services, and I congratulate them on their efforts.”

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David M. Majchrzak

David Majchrzak is a seasoned ethicist and civil litigator with significant motion, trial, and appellate experience. Mr. Majchrzak performs law office risk management reviews, trains law firm staff in ethics requirements, and advises on a variety of topics. Mr. Majchrzak is extremely active within the legal community. He currently serves as a member of the marketing committee for the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers and as the Vice Chair of the San Diego County Bar Association’s invitation-only Legal Ethics Committee, which he will chair in 2018. Mr. Majchrzak is co-editor of SDCBA’s Ethics Quarterly and frequently presents to attorneys in the Southern California region on legal ethics. 

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Brian P. Murphy

Since joining Klinedinst San Diego in 2007, Brian Murphy has focused his practice on professional liability as well as foreclosure law. He has extensive experience defending attorneys from all manner of claims, ranging from simple negligence and fee disputes to fraud and intentional torts. With regard to foreclosure, Mr. Murphy defends lenders and loan servicing companies on wrongful foreclosure and related claims. His clients now include many respected Southern California attorneys, as well as national lenders and their loan servicing companies. Mr. Murphy is active in the legal community and serves as the San Diego Leadership Committee Co-Chair of Lambda Legal.

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Michael W. Carruth

Michael Carruth focuses his practice on civil litigation, with an emphasis on complex business and commercial disputes in the Sacramento office. Mr. Carruth continues to have great success representing clients in the financial services and lending industry, as well as significant injury actions. He has both defended and sought relief on behalf of businesses and individuals in all phases of litigation in state and federal courts. Mr. Carruth is active in the legal community and local Sacramento local community and was named Rising Star by Northern California Super Lawyers® in 2016 and a Top Lawyer for Commercial Litigation by Sacramento Magazine in 2015.

Klinedinst congratulates Mr. Majchrzak, Mr. Murphy, and Mr. Carruth on their promotions. To learn more about each attorney, please visit:

About Klinedinst

Klinedinst has become the go-to firm for clients across California, across the West, and across the globe. Our litigators, trial attorneys, and transactional lawyers guide clients through every problem, finding solutions at every turn. The firm serves clients from offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, Santa Ana, and Seattle. Whether representing businesses in court, helping negotiate transactions, or handling matters in state, federal, or appellate courts, Klinedinst attorneys help to get the job done.