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Claudia Morehead offers sophisticated and personalized legal services to individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and churches, and business owners throughout California as well as other select jurisdictions. If you need legal assistance or representation for transactions or litigation related to your business, contact The Morehead Firm to learn more about how we can help you.

Claudia Morehead will work closely with you to determine how best to meet your legal needs in an efficient and cost effective manner. She handles legal matters that involve:
 

Churches and Other Non-Profit Organizations:

Ms. Morehead has developed a vibrant nonprofit practice that includes clients ranging from mega-churches and educational institutions in Southern California to private foundations, associations and other tax exempt organizations. She can assist your church or other nonprofit in the areas of non-profit governance, tax-exempt organization law and regulation, charitable contributions, non-profit intellectual property issues, and non-profit organizational relationships.


FINRA Arbitration Services

Ms. Morehead was approved as a FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) arbitrator in September 2015 and is available to arbitrate and mediate cases in Southern California through FINRA Dispute Resolution services.

FINRA provides the first line of oversight for broker-dealers and the first line of defense for investors by virtue of its comprehensive oversight program. FINRA regulates both the firms and professionals selling securities in the United States and the U.S. securities markets. In this capacity, FINRA writes and enforces its own rules, as well as enforcing federal securities rules and laws. FINRA carefully selects arbitrators and mediators from a diverse cross section of professionals, and pledges to provide highly trained arbitrators and mediators committed to delivering fair, expeditious and costs effective dispute resolution services to investors, brokerage firms and their employees.


Reinsurance and Insurance Coverage:

Ms. Morehead is an experienced professional who can assist your insurance or reinsurance company, broker, agent or other insurance related business with negotiation, mediation, arbitration and/or litigation in matters involving virtually every procedural and substantive issue that relates to the reinsurance relationship and the servicing of that relationship. 


Business Law:

Ms. Morehead provides business owners and entrepreneurs with practical legal advice, and can negotiate and document your business transactions and agreements.


Business Formation:

Ms. Morehead helps clients like you select the appropriate organizational form for new business endeavors, and can document and formalize the relationship.


Labor and Employment Law:

Counseling business owners and managers on day-to-day employment related issues, drafting clear and concise executive and employee contracts and policies, and resolving employment disputes on behalf of employers is one of Ms. Morehead’s area of expertise.


Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation:

Ms. Morehead is an experienced litigator, mediator and ARIAS-certified arbitrator who can handle your insurance and business disputes in a cost effective, practical, and expedient manner.


Other Client Services:

In addition to the above, Ms. Morehead provides additional services to her clients.