We often collaborate with pre-eminent professionals from other firms to deliver first-rate advice and representation.

Ellie K. Vilendrer


Recognized for excellence in practice, Ellie Vilendrer is a Southern California Super Lawyer, a Martindale Hubbell AV-rated attorney, and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars. She has extensive experience serving healthcare, software, and technology companies, ranging from start-up to publicly traded, in roles including privacy counsel, intellectual property counsel, and outside general counsel. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and is co-author of the privacy law chapter in the Representing the Ongoing Business Deskbook, 3rd Edition (2019, Minnestoa CLE).

Mary E. Cullen


Mary E. Cullen, an experienced trial lawyer who has tried more than 25 cases, is the founder of The Cullen Group. Previously, Ms. Cullen served as associate general counsel at 3M for seven years where she managed litigation, arbitrations, and high-profile disputes in multiple jurisdictions across the United States and around the world. Ms. Cullen’s substantive experience includes complex commercial litigation, employment, business torts, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, technology, securities litigation, and class action litigation.

Darryl C. Sheetz


Darryl C. Sheetz, principal of Law Offices of Darryl C. Sheetz, is engaged in the practice of corporate, real estate, securities, and tax law. His practice includes defense of insider trading enforcement and fraud actions and formal and informal investigations by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, state securities divisions; and representation of individuals and business entities before the Internal Revenue Service.

William D. Chapman


With 37 years of experience, Mr. Chapman has defended and recovered multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements for clients in state and federal courts in California and nation-wide. He has represented clients in almost every industry imaginable from all over California and as far away as Brazil, Russia, and Italy. Every year since 2009, he has been selected for inclusion in the prestigious California Super Lawyers list (only 5% of all lawyers in the state are selected). Mr. Chapman is a principal of MBK CHAPMAN PC.

Sean L. Harrington


Sean L. Harrington is a cyber security attorney and technologist, law professor, author, and digital forensics examiner with background in corporate governance, digital forensics, regulatory compliance, data privacy, litigation support, information security management, cyber threat intelligence, incident response, critical infrastructure protection and public policy.  Mr. Harrington is the managing principal of  Adamant Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity and Sean Harrington Law Office.

Sherry M. Thomas


Sherry M. Thomas is a paralegal that has over 30 years’ experience in the legal field. She graduated from Chapman University with a degree in Social Science and obtained her Master’s degree in Education from the University of California, Irvine.