Mulcahy LLP promotes Phil Carrillo to Partner
By Mulcahy LLP on May 28, 2020
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA – Mulcahy LLP is thrilled to announce that Filemon “Phil” Carrillo is now a Partner.
Mulcahy LLP is a nationally recognized boutique litigation firm that provides legal services to franchisors, manufacturers, distributors, and other companies in the areas of franchise and distribution, trademark, trade secret, unfair competition, and antitrust law.
"Phil and I have tackled a variety of complex, cutting edge issues over the years. His zeal and attention to detail have been integral to our ongoing and unrivaled success. I look forward to continuing our work for clients in this specialized area of law with Phil as my partner," said Jim Mulcahy, Founding and Managing Partner at Mulcahy LLP. Jim is a California Certified Specialist in Franchise and Distribution Law, and has tried more than 70 cases throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
Phil is a commercial litigator and concentrates his practice on representing franchisors, distributors and manufacturers in state and federal courts and arbitration. He represents a broad range of clients from established multinational franchisors to emerging franchise systems, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and individuals in complex business disputes.
Phil has counselled clients in various industries including quick service restaurants, pet care, fitness, child care, furniture, janitorial, equipment manufacturing, among others. He also provides ongoing guidance to his clients, acting as outside general counsel, to assist them through day-to-day issues that they encounter.
His years of experience as a litigator include a full range of strategies, from the pursuit of or defense from emergency relief through jury trial and appeal. Phil leverages his expertise in franchise and vertical distribution throughout every dispute, from prefiling through trial and appellate strategy.
Phil is an active member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising and serves as the Case Reporter for the California Lawyers Association Franchise Law Committee. Phil has been recognized as a Rising Star in Franchise and Dealership by Super Lawyers for 2019 and 2020. He is a member of the Hispanic Bar Association and Orange County Hispanic Bar Association.
Phil earned his BA from University of California, Riverside in Philosophy and his JD from The George Washington University Law School. While at GW Law, he served as Editor-in-Chief of The Federal Circuit Bar Journal, a Dean’s Fellow teaching first year law students in the legal research and writing program, and a student attorney in the Public Justice Advocacy Clinic.
Please join us in congratulating Phil.