Over the last decade Adams Ferrone & Ferrone has been an established multi-faceted law firm specializing in the representation of all branches of public safety. Through its position as general counsel to public safety organizations throughout California, Adams Ferrone & Ferrone has provided a steady hand on the tiller through the toughest economic seas since the Great Depression in the areas of labor negotiations, contract maintenance, grievances, internal affairs investigations, criminal defense, disciplinary hearings, litigation and workers compensation.
Adams Ferrone and Ferrone has steadily become the reliable, professional source for the legal needs of California public safety. We are the only Southern California law firm to offer the combined services of labor, criminal defense and workers compensation and are now one of the most trusted law firms agencies turn to for help in those areas. We have done so by emphasizing a high degree of integrity, respect and professionalism in dealing with our clients and their employers.
And now, Adams Ferrone & Ferrone announces a move that cements us as the premier law firm in the combined area of Labor, Criminal defense and Workers Compensation. Many of you are familiar with the fact that several Lawyers from the law firm of Lackie, Dammeier, McGill & Ethir have been accused of misconduct that has resulted in the dissolution of that firm, a firm which was once the largest representative of public safety in southern California. Significantly, not all of the lawyers in that law firm were subject to those accusations, most notably of which is Michael A. McGill, Esq.
Adams Ferrone & Ferrone is pleased to announce the addition of Michael A. McGill, Esq. to its staff of highly experienced defenders of public safety.
Michael has spent his entire career specializing exclusively in the representation of public safety associations and their officers. He shares in the philosophies of Adams Ferrone & Ferrone that combine a fiercely loyal devotion to our clients with an approach that is respectful, professional and always delivered with integrity when dealing with employers and opponents.
Many of you know of Michael McGill’s reputation of successful representation in labor and employment matters. Throughout the past decade dividing his time equally at the State and Federal levels, Michael has successfully litigated virtually evey state and federal law affecting the rights of public safety officers, resulting in several published decisions.
He is considered an expert in matters such as Meyers-Milias-Brown Act, First Amendment, Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Public Safety Officer Procedural Bill of Rights Act. His focus on litigation and trial work has produced impressive results, netting his clients millions through settlement or trial while significantly enhancing the rights of public safety officers
Michael is a member of the California Bar, each of the U.S. District Courts for the State of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court. Born in Oxnard, Michael graduated from Cal Lutheran University in 1999 with a BS in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. His participation in intercollegiate sports fed his passion for basketball earning him several intercollegiate awards. He later graduated cum laude in 2003 from the University Of La Verne College Of Law where he was the recipient of University of La Verne’s merit scholarship. He makes his home Orange County where he lives with his family.
Adams Ferrone & Ferrone is excited to add this dimension to your representation.