Mark C. Molumphy

Top rated Civil Litigation attorney in Burlingame, California

Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP
Mark C. Molumphy
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Securities & Corporate Finance, Business & Corporate; view more

Licensed in California since: 1993

Education: University of San Francisco School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP

840 Malcolm Road
Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010 Visit website


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

Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Securities & Corporate Finance, Business/Corporate

Focus areas

Securities Law

  • 50% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 30% Securities & Corporate Finance
  • 20% Business/Corporate

First Admitted: 1993, California

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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

Office location for Mark C. Molumphy

840 Malcolm Road
Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010

Phone: 650-697-6000

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