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Mark C. Molumphy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Burlingame, CA

Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP
840 Malcolm Road, Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: 650-697-6000
Fax: 650-697-0577
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1993
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate
Attorney Profile

Mark C. Molumphy is a partner at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP, in Burlingame, California. Providing sound counsel to his clients throughout the state of California, he handles cases involving privacy and intellectual property, securities and financial fraud, and shareholder rights and corporate governance.

A zealous advocate for his clients, Mr. Molumphy fights aggressively for their rights and liberties and provides customized strategies for each case. He has immense experience being lead counsel in several prominent cases, and this experience makes him one of the go-to lawyers in corporate governance, securities, and date security and privacy. 

Mr. Molumphy has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He also studied international relations and economic studies at the Edinburgh University. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco, School of Law. 

Admitted to practice in California, Mr. Molumphy is also admitted before the California Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California. He is also a court-appointed arbitrator for the San Mateo County. 

Actively affiliated with legal organizations, Mr. Molumphy is a member of the American Bar Association, The State Bar of California, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the University of San Francisco Inns of Court, the San Mateo County Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association. 

Honored for his exceptional legal contributions, Mr. Molumphy has been included in the Top 100 lawyers distinguished list by The National Trial Lawyers and the Top 100 Attorneys in California list by the Daily Journal. He is the recipient of the Parca’s Angel Award and Community Service Award by the Jack Berman Advocacy Center of the American Jewish Congress. 

Mr. Molumphy is on the Irish Legal 100 list for five years in a row and is a finalist of the Consumer Attorneys of California Attorney of the Year. He was selected for inclusion on Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers list for 2021. Enthusiastically involved in serving the community, Mr. Molumphy is a board member and a volunteer at the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Intellectual Property
  • 30%Securities & Corporate Finance
  • 20%Business/Corporate
Focus Areas

Intellectual Property Law, Securities Law


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

About Mark C. Molumphy

First Admitted: 1993, California

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, Board of Directors and Volunteer

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
  • Court Appointed Arbitrator for the County of San Mateo
  • University of San Francisco Inns of Court
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association
  • Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court
  • California Supreme Court
  • San Mateo County Bar Association, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member

Educational Background

  • University of California, Berkeley, B.S., 1989
  • International Relations & Economic Studies, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland

Scholarly Lectures/Writings


  • Attorney of the Year Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of California , 2014
  • Irish Legal 100, 2017-2021
  • Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers, 2015-2021
  • Parca’s Angel Award, 2008
  • Community Service Award by the Jack Berman Advocacy Center of the American Jewish Congress for work on the landmark 101 California Shooting Litigation, 1996
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, 2020, 2021
  • Top 100 Attorneys in California, Daily Journal, 2020
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Office Location for Mark C. Molumphy

840 Malcolm Road
Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010

Phone: 650-697-6000

Fax: 650-697-0577

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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