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This website and the information contained herein have been prepared by McDonald & Harman for informational purposes only. The information on this website is not intended to serve as legal advice or as a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of any particular legal matter. The information on these web pages is subject to change at any time and may be incomplete and/or may contain errors.

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The viewing of this website, the use of this website, and the sending or receipt of information via this website does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and McDonald & Harman. Transmitting an email message to the McDonald & Harman staff or its attorneys does NOT create an attorney-client relationship between you and the attorneys. Contact with the firm or an attorney mentioned in this site, including by phone, email, or transmission of information via the “Contact Us” page, does NOT create an attorney-client relationship between you and the attorneys at McDonald & Harman. Unless you are already a client of the attorney, your email may NOT be protected by the attorney-client privilege. Moreover, unless it is encrypted, email can be intercepted by persons other than the recipient. Deadlines are extremely important in most legal matters. You may lose important legal rights if you do not hire an attorney immediately to advise you. Many people do not check their email daily, and some attorneys do not respond to unsolicited email from non-clients.


Communication with McDonald & Harman through this website may not be considered privileged or confidential. However, a member of our firm would be pleased to discuss in greater detail the information at this website and its application to your specific situation.


This website is a California Electronic Media Advertisement. It is not intended to be an advertisement or solicitation outside of the state of California. The members of McDonald & Harman are admitted solely to the state bar of California. Our practice is limited to California and federal matters. We will not undertake the representation of any person who resides in a state where this website fails to comply with state or local rules for marketing or advertising material.

No Guarantees

Any statement, testimonial, or endorsement contained herein does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the ultimate result or outcome of your legal matter. If any result of any legal matter is portrayed in this website, please note that the result portrayed in the advertisement was dependent on the facts of that case, and that the results will differ if based on different facts.

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Internet subscribers and online readers should not act upon any information contained on this website or any other website without first seeking the assistance of legal counsel who will apply the applicable law to your special circumstances.


This website contains links to third-party websites; these links are provided solely for convenience and reference. McDonald & Harman is not responsible for, nor does it guarantee, control, or monitor, the accuracy of any information on linked third-party sites. Links provided on this website should not be construed as a recommendation or endorsement by McDonald & Harman of any product, service, or information offered on the linked site. Any link from this website to the website of a private, governmental, educational, or other non-profit entity’s web page does not state or imply the existence of a relationship between McDonald & Harman and that entity.