Law Offices of McGuinn, Hillsman & Palefsky

Established in 1968, and based in the historic Barbary Coast area of downtown San Francisco, McGuinn, Hillsman & Palefsky is comprised of nationally recognized trial lawyers and leaders in the fields of employment law and maritime tort law.

We are, and always have been, a plaintiffs’ firm dedicated to representing our clients with the highest level of skill, professionalism, and ethics, and to helping shape the legal principles which provide for their recovery.

We literally and figuratively cover the waterfront when it comes to workplace justice. Our nationally renowned employment practice represents individuals who have suffered wrongful termination, breach of contract, workplace discrimination, harassment or retaliation. Our equally celebrated maritime specialists represent people and families who have suffered life-changing accidents out on the waters.