Payne & Fears LLP was founded in 1992 in Orange County by James L. Payne and Daniel F. Fears with only two lawyers. Now with seven offices (Orange County, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Silicon Valley) and nearly 50 highly skilled lawyers, Payne & Fears LLP has developed a reputation that is consistent with its founding principles of delivering outstanding legal services in a cost-efficient, flexible and client-friendly manner.
What started as a Southern California labor and employment boutique law firm has grown into a regional law firm that offers a wide range of services to diverse clients. In 2003, Payne and Fears LLP opened its doors in downtown Los Angeles. In June 2004, the firm established its office in Las Vegas, Nevada. The firm opened its San Francisco office to serve clients in Northern California in June, 2006. In July of 2012, the firm established its office in Salt Lake City, Utah and most recently in the Fall of 2015, the firm opened its Phoenix and Silicon Valley offices.