Edward Farrell

Senior Associate

“Lawyers must wear many different “hats” for their clients from being zealous advocates to trusted advisors. I strive to meet this delicate balance with each client so that we can together achieve the best result possible.”


  • B.A., Boston College, Cum Laude
  • J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law

Edward Farrell prosecutes and defends a wide array of commercial and business disputes. He delivers proven skill in resolving claims involving business litigation, construction and professional liability. Mr. Farrell is valued for his deep bench of experience in all facets of state and federal court litigation, including pleadings analysis, discovery, alternative dispute resolution, trial preparation, and trial. He has assisted in the trial of matters in Orange County, San Diego, Riverside, and San Luis Obispo County Superior Courts, as well as advocated client positions in dispute resolution via voluntary mediation, arbitration, and court mandated settlement conferences.

Mr. Farrell offers particular insight into litigating business disputes involving construction projects, such as claims for breach of contract, mechanics liens, and related construction remedies. Of course Mr. Farrell recognizes that litigation is not always the desired course of action to resolve conflict, particularly in time sensitive, big-budget and multi-party construction initiatives. In addition to his litigation prowess, Mr. Farrell is also appreciated for his ability to resolve even the most hotly contested disputes outside of court.

At the core of Mr. Farrell’s strengths are honed research and writing skills, particularly in motion and brief writing. Mr. Farrell takes pride in his thorough research and persuasive written and oral arguments. Should a trial ensue, Mr. Farrell has proven that he is able to analyze and respond quickly under pressure in support of his client’s position. With meticulous attention to detail, Mr. Farrell is appreciated for his persuasive talking points and for his unwavering dedication to solving difficult problems for his clients.

Prior to private practice, Mr. Farrell was a Research Attorney in the Civil Division of the San Francisco Superior Court. As a result, he is experienced in the research, analysis, and drafting of motions and court briefs, which are critical skills of every litigator. This experience allows Mr. Farrell to gain valuable insight into what does and does not persuade judges – a unique perspective when serving clients today.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Construction law
  • Professional Liability


  • Orange County Bar Association
  • American Business Trial Lawyers Association (ABTL)
  • Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Orange County

Client Testimonial

Edward Farrell helped me navigate though a really stressful legal matter involving my property. He helped me understand what we needed to do and walked me though the entire process. He was always quick to respond to any questions I had and helped keep me calm though the long court processes. I would definitely recommend him for any legal matters involving your property. He is honest and dependable. Thanks Ed for helping me resolve my case!

Sydney W.