CWL is committed to helping our clients through the COVID-19 pandemic. Our attorneys and staff are working remotely to ensure that all of your litigation and transactional needs are met. As essential service providers, we remain able to respond to legal emergencies as the need arises. If you have questions about CWL’s response to government mandated distancing protocols for our offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, or Honolulu, please contact our managing partner, Marc Cefalu, at (415) 247-5270 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that most courts in California, Hawaii, and nationwide are experiencing significant delays in their calendaring of proceedings. Trials and hearings are routinely being continued by 30-90 days, if not more. Routine filing deadlines, however, may not be affected. For specific questions about your legal matter and how distancing protocols may affect it, please contact the attorney(s) with whom you work regularly.
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Mr. Marc T. Cefalu joined CWL in 2000 and became a partner in 2008.
Mr. Cefalu has a wide range of experience in the practice areas served by CWL. He represents financial institutions, developers, transportation, aviation and shipping entities, fishing industry interests, and business interests in both litigation and transactional matters. Mr. Cefalu’s practice also involves counseling clients in the hospitality, food and beverage industries, and representing management in employment matters.
Mr. Cefalu’s practice also includes asset-based financing, leasing, real estate, and protection of creditors’ rights, ship and aircraft finance, including mortgages, security interests, defense and prosecution of vessel arrests, California Finance Lender Law compliance, defense of lender liability issues, and enforcement of creditors’ rights in bankruptcy proceedings. Mr. Cefalu’s family is involved in commercial fishing, and prior to law school he gained commercial fishing experience working on fishing boats.